After Digiconomist’s analysis of the total energy consumption of the Bitcoin transactions on the blockchain went viral, Timothy Lee at Ars Technica provides a much-needed reality check in the form of some technical detail and nuance about what that energy consumption means, and where it might go.

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from Boing Boing https://boingboing.net/2017/12/06/digging-coal-with-asics.html

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