Bitcoin Uses a Ridiculous Amount of Electricity – TechNewsDay


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Crypto hype might be mostly dead, but crypto miners are still humming along, using up a crazy amount of electricity in the process

Sources:
• Crypto is using up a ridiculous amount of energy
https://www.cell.com/joule/fulltext/S2542-4351(18)30177-6
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/new-study-quantifies-bitcoins-ludicrous-energy-consumption/
https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/17/17364904/bitcoin-mining-cryptocurrency-energy

• Elon Musk and Grimes
https://www.thedailybeast.com/elon-musks-girlfriend-grimes-deletes-tweet-calling-tesla-union-busting-fake-news
https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2018-05/22/0/asset/buzzfeed-prod-web-01/sub-buzz-31982-1526962861-1.jpg?downsize=715:*&output-format=auto&output-quality=auto
https://www.thedailybeast.com/workers-say-tesla-is-trying-to-scare-them-out-of-a-union
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/18/tesla-workers-factory-conditions-elon-musk

• Consumer Reports doesn’t recommend Tesla 3
https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/tesla-model-3-review-falls-short-of-consumer-reports-recommendation/
https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/tesla/model-3/2018/road-test?pagestop
https://jalopnik.com/consumer-reports-says-it-found-big-flaws-with-the-tesla-1826198783

• Mugshots.com
https://www.engadget.com/2018/05/18/four-men-mugshots-com-charged-with-extortion/

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