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Friday, November 03, 2017

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Joey1058

Good thing the US has been mandated to switch to low power LEDs and fluorescent coils. We'd really be screwed and vilified as power mongers! (SMH)

Elon Musk

The problem is how the energy is created.

Mac

Mongolian coal burning plants are notoriously dirty, especially compared to the types in use in the first world. I would be amazed if there were more than three people in all of Mongolia actively mining Bitcoin.

Patchouli Woollahra

Another issue is how Bitcoin mining drives up the prices of non-premium GPUs. There is a premium added to the RRP that NVidia and AMD have long listed for most of their cards as cryptominers buy these things up for the sole purpose of producing basically NOTHING. The only reason it doesn't affect their top-line offerings as much is because those things have already been priced very uneconomically ITFP.

This is one of the things that is delaying a future where a 3d card in a non slim or small-factor computer is a given.

Richard

There is a solar powered bitcoin mining company. www.c0in.us

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