I'm not sure of the best place to ask this so I'll ask it here. I had read that as far as computing power, the Bitcoin nodes represent the largest distributed super computer in the world in finding the SHA-256 hashes. Now it seemed to me such a waste and would be nice if there was a way to embed some risc instruction set into it so that it was a programable computer.
But then I thought that we don't know who created bitcoin and perhaps it is an NSA super computer or MIT experiment?
Then I even wondered if anyone could perhaps use its power somehow, perhaps with the signaling of transactions, specific addresses and private keys?
Any thoughts on this, soft question if anyone takes it seriously which I doubt?