The Kember Identity by @elliottkember

On the assumption that you basically know how hashes work:
When you hash a string, you get another string.
In the case of MD5, it's a 32-character, hexadecimal string like
  md5('abc') = '900150983cd24fb0d6963f7d28e17f72'
and it's irreversible.

So what?

Well, in theory there could exist a string which, when hashed, returns itself:
  md5(string) = string
It could exist for any hash. I have named this mysterious string the Kember Identity Hash and
I want to find out what it is!
I'm starting with MD5. After that, maybe SHA1!

Want to help?

I am creating a prize pool for the Kember Identity.
It's $5 to enter, but if you create a script to find it
in a language that hasn't yet been used,
or you improve on an existing script, your entry is free.
I've contributed $100. I'm holding on to the money until we find it.

Will this work?

I have no idea. Maybe!
With your help, we will know.
Someone has told me that this may take several million years.
But if we all start with random hashes, we might find it!
Let's find out - you might even win some money.
Go here with your scripts.

Who's in so far?

So far, the hashers are:
If you want to contribute, Submit your code with GitHub..
If you can't use GitHub, email me with your code.
Don't forget - name your code with your name, and include some way of calculating speed.

Tools of the trade

I got so many emails that I've moved all code to GitHub.
You can find it here. Feel free to fork.

Is this a scam?

Hell no!
You find the number, and I'll pony up the bling.

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