My kink is watching tech bros get annoyed when you keep reminding them bitcoin is ecologically unsound.

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...a huge portion of Bitcoin mining is performed using excess renewable electricity which would otherwise go to waste.

@jez which doesn't nullify the ecological impact of the global bitcoin market that's driving an increase in power consumption that's from non-renewable sources

@sophia

Fiat currency also uses nonrenewable materials: fossil fuels for energy, metals for coins, metals for fraud protection, etc.

@jez Quite. Efforts should be looking to move in the other direction wholesale, rather than increase the problem at a time when it's clear the planet is undergoing catastrophic changes as a result of these things already

@sophia

Indeed! Hmmm.... Has anyone ever made a hashing algorithm that helps process weather prediction data? 🤔🤔🤔🤔

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I just discovered EcoCoin but I don't know how to feel about it...

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