Bitcoin is just like using your card to buy something… if every transaction cost you ~$50 and used as much electricity as 1,000,000 VISA transactions (or more energy than the average US household uses in a month).


1. New VC-backed startup enters the scene
2. People flock to it
3. They discover it’s a surveillance capitalist (and still have no clue what that is)
4. They’re shocked (because, see 3)
5. It’s too late, they’re too big and they’ve exited
6. Goto 1



"We see data as key to the delivery of decarbonisation" — on a call with a large utility provider


NB: this is symptomatic of a trend, not an isolated incident.

Friday night epiphany ...

DLT/Blockchain is simply the modern day Turbo Encabulator and I didn't get sent the memo.

@mala well, there's this small competition... something to do with data... and it's us vs 'enterprise thinking' (again, again, again) :)

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may have started another culture war. Again.

I blame @mala for everything.

wondering if anyone actually understands what open data means any more.

Please share.

Great team.
Climate-impact mission.

Flexible & remote working.

1. Policy and regulation lead
2. Systems and standards lead

Did I mention the team and the mission?

Please share.

For those trying to help stem the flood of disinfo, I made this

it seems to have helped / worked in some cases - not so much in that the individual stops, that the rest of the room says they agree with it, so the social norm flips ...

I am in the hugely privileged position to be hiring right now. First up is a researcher post for Icebreaker One

Icebreaker One job alert—Researcher

Please send to anyone you think may be interested.

"I was too scared to port scan the light switch"

This, and other ridiculousness, coming to an IoT near you.

(2016 post, but still as relevant today)

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