Someone texted this to me and I thought it was an incredibly apt description of bitcoin

@micahflee I don't get the phrase "solving". I thought it was more of a guess-and-check sort of thing?

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@ster I think it's a good analogy because running a hash function is similar to running a Sudoku solving algorithm (like the one described in this paper) in terms of repetitive computation link.springer.com/chapter/10.1

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