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Cryptocurrency, BOINC, and SENS

Hello. I am interested in creating information on this wiki about a specific cryptocurrency and BOINC, and how it can benefit/further SENS research (and other types of research too) potentially. I might financially benefit from this. I own some of this cryptocurrency, and hope to own more. Should I proceed with creating educational materials here related to BOINC research, this cryptocurrency, and SENS research here on this wiki? If whatever I create will be removed because it relates to research, and potential financial gain of researchers/teachers/learners (including myself), then I will not use my time to create the content here. Thank you for your feedback. 🖖 Michael Ten ( discusscontribs) 20:40, 23 December 2017 (UTC)

@ Michael Ten: I can't imagine any valid situation in which these topics and any references to you or your financial benefit would overlap. If you would like to educate others about cryptocurrency, BOINC, and SENS, please do so. I would encourage you to leave out any specific cryptocurrency "brands". This is where your efforts would present a conflict of interest between education and profit motive. -- Dave Braunschweig ( discusscontribs) 21:36, 23 December 2017 (UTC)
The main purpose of this cryptocurrency is to reward distributed computing contributors before being a cryptocurrency so that shouldn't matter? C933103 ( discusscontribs) 01:10, 1 January 2018 (UTC)
The main purpose of Wikiversity is to set learning free. Maintaining an ethical focus is easy to do when you don't have a financial interest in others learning from your contributions. Promoting a specific cryptocurrency that someone can profit from that isn't even in the top 100 by market capitalization crosses ethical boundaries. There are ways to present this research ethically which don't require specific cryptocurrency names. I have removed the specific name from this discussion, as the name of the cryptocurrency itself isn't necessary for the discussion. -- Dave Braunschweig ( discusscontribs) 15:28, 1 January 2018 (UTC)