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flagamuffin  ·  662 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Bitcoin hits 3-year peak, nears record high on U.S. ETF approval talk

I only recently began appreciating the elegance of bitcoin. Not the solutions it offers, just the sheer mechanism by which the system is sustained. Love it.




mk  ·  661 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It is ingenious, but at the moment, I've read the energy required for one btc transaction is almost enough to power 3 homes for a day. I am worried what will happen if the marketcap increases significantly more.

I am hopeful that Ethereum's proof of stake will show a better way.

flagamuffin  ·  661 days ago  ·  link  ·  

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