This post is inspired by the John Hennessy’s talk at io18 about the future of computing. You can get a much more in-depth explanation of his talk here: If you want to learn more about the history of computer architecture, I’d recommend this article.

People are quick to criticize that Bitcoin mining is taking up an immense amount of power globally (approx. 30 terra watts annually). I don’t know anyone who would say that this is ideal, however the Bitcoin network is highlighting an important change to how industrial compute is evolving generally in regards to energy consumption. With the…

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Wannabe polymath and reluctant contrarian. Blockchain Developer for the Saito Network

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