the most impressive number in this article is that the energy consumption of a single bitcoin transaction is equivalent to leaving an electric oven on for three days straight
RT @firstname.lastname@example.org Bitcoin: the 39th largest country by energy consumption, beating out Austria and Chile https://digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energy-consumption
Google is hosting a global contest to develop AI that’s beneficial for humanity. https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/29/18038918/google-ai-social-good-impact-challenge-global-competition
Initial Thoughts: When you have to make the contest *that overt* it kinda sheds light on what the fuck existing AI is about.
"The Mersausage also strikes a pose similar to that of the famous sculpture of H.C. Andersen’s Little Mermaid."
"Since 1999, more than $200bn has been invested into the #Alberta oil sands for that future. But what if that cash had gone into wind energy instead?"
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