Month: December 2017

Do not deny the electrical problem of Bitcoin

Do not deny the electrical problem of Bitcoin

Andreas Antonopoulos, a leading figure in the cryptocurrency community, respected because of the excellent book he wrote about Bitcoin, recently spoke about the electrical spending of the Bitcoin network . The text of his intervention is interesting for several reasons because it takes the classic arguments of the Bitcoin defenders, because it introduces what seems…

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Why the power consumption of bitcoin is problematic

Why the power consumption of bitcoin is problematic

Among the controversies surrounding the growing popularity of bitcoin, that which affects energy consumption seems to br the most critical because, as much by the seriousness of the subject as the lightness with which many observers dismiss it, it poses a real threat to the very future of cryptocurrency. The current situation should already be…

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