Environmental Impact

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The Coal Miner's Bother: Why Proof-of-Work is Problematic

13 Jan 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels The press is bad. Mining for cryptocurrencies that use Proof-of-work consumes a great deal of energy. In a state of climate change emergency, this makes cryptocurrency out as a villain. In 2021, it was estimat...

Do we have to have a technical industrial revolution?

23 Apr 2022 10 minute read 0 comments Banta

This, is a public service announcement: The thing you’re reading this on will break at a designated time installed by the manufacturer. So will everything else. If that isn’t bad and mess led up enough fiat money is gonna break soon, it was designed...