Category: Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency Mining Has Surprising Environmental Revelations

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Recently, I came across what at first glance seemed to provide a thought-provoking document that explores the energy use of mining cryptocurrencies in comparison with mining for sources like copper, gold, silver, and platinum. You can check out "Quantification of energy and carbon costs for mining cryptocurrencies" at: However, on…

Debt Relief, King Lear and The Bank of Banks


With economic concerns ever present, perhaps billions are discovering new heroes, villains, experiencing extra stresses, anger, envy - and then there's nothing like electing someone to blame. Is this how an empire feels when it grows old? So to lighten our mood, let's introduce a little playfulness, perhaps with more… Cryptocurrency Domain Name

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Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), fin-tech and much more: all terms that especially from 2017 onwards, relate to an ever growing list of developments that have started to introduce profound changes to the world. A trend just getting started. Riding on this new technological Cambrian growth wave for…

Boltholes, Bubbles, Bitcoins And Banter


Without doubt, sometimes modern life sucks! Fake news. Fear, uncertainty, doubt (FUD), as we strive to navigate our way through "The Age of Stupid". We're all steeped in and exposed to these swampy quagmires, that at every opportunity, seek to pull us down. Misery truly does like company. So here, like the…

The Web Is Broken

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At first glance, the web is just fine. Yet from sometimes millions of possibilities, for any particular search term, essentially only 8 or 10 websites - plus perhaps a few additional advertising-driven links - find their way into the elusive slot on the first page of the search results. Furthermore…

Glossary of Terms

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Below, we start off with a basic glossary of terms. However, since this glossary was created, more new, important, and relevant definitions have come into existence. So we'll be updating this glossary to reflect current times. Check back, or let us know what you would like to see defined more…