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Old 05-08-2018, 02:21 PM   #1605 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5
I wonder what our grid consumption looks like with all those Bitcoin farms powered off?
I'm picturing prolate spheroid tethered dirigible bodies on hyperbolic paraboloid tethers that scale up the Wyndecliff tower that Tesla erected. With his grounding system (as big as the tower, currently under a toxic spill) upgraded to superconducting cables.

Maybe tin-wood batteries will gain favor:
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl400998t

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Wait till the green flag fliers see the mining and processing techniques...
They don't bother me as much as the red-and-black flag flyers.
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