My name is Wayne
I'm the operator of the Star Forge Pool. I enjoy helping others learn how to run cardano-node on efficient ARM64 devices. You can learn how to run an active relay that uses 4 watts of power below.
I have been operating a node since before Shelley with the goal of building an off the grid pool that would work with Starlink or some other type of next generation sattelite internet.
Huge thunderstorm took out power and both internet connections. Hooked up Starlink and my cores wireguard tunnel connected to a vps relay I have. Made a block through Starlinks gnat!
My goal is to help decentralize the Cardano network by being an independent stake pool operator running a single stake pool and help others to do the same.
Don't support operators that run multiple pools. They are preventing decentralisation by harming the security and reliability Cardano.
Encouraging others to run their own stake pool by giving support and providing resources. 50% of our rewards are used to change other peoples lives.
Consuming just 5 watts per Raspberry Pi from within an energy-neutral home with solar panels.
Operating from home on energy efficient, bare-metal ARM64 devices.