You want to win. Teams are investing millions of dollars to win the race to hold a piece of the fastest, most capable monetary network in the world.
Bitcoin is a formula. The technical regulations are laid out for all to participate. Scrutineering is done by the miners who verify that each transaction conforms to the sporting rules of the formula. Once a block is found it is appended to the chain, these are the race results. The series is never over and there is no champion. Just a new sprint every 10 minutes. There are no pit stops, if you stop you stop. The race continues.
Bitcoin maxis are stewards. It’s often a volunteer role to help police the participants and keep folks from wandering onto the track.
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