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💡#10 "The BBBP" - Power to the People
Taking Power Production in Bitcoin hands and what happens if the virtual and digital realm becomes more important than the real world? And how can technology be used for good?
Supply chains are suffering. VC-funded companies are pumping up their numbers. And the crypto space is creating money like never before where they have taken the energy production means into their own hands to mint their own money.
If this doesn’t drive more people towards the Metaverse we don’t know what will! But what will the effects be? How can governments control the Digital Realm? Can they?
And most of all, how can it help the planet?
Please find your weekly "BeyondBuildingBulletPoints" newsletter below that aims to help you move towards smarter buildings and beyond! And there is also the release of the Future Creation Canvas and the AI-infused podcast episode below.
The latest Podcast Episode with Nicolas Waern and Marcus Weiland titled Time Travel, Butterfly effects, Sensor fusion, AI strategies, Data Augmentation, and how to simulate the future to transcend the know has been released.
It is an episode that will help you understand, and leverage the possibilities with AI and Machine Learning at scale. If you haven’t listened to it, just click the link below. We promise it is an episode that is worth listening to!
This week, the Bullet points focus on solving old problems with modern mindsets and modern technology.
Articles and content that will help in going Beyond Buildings:
Bitcoin mining company buys Pennsylvania power plant to meet electricity needs. Mining the top cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum requires vast amounts of power. A single Bitcoin transaction, including the resources needed to mine the coin and to verify the transaction, can total upwards of 1,700-kilowatt hours (kWh). This ever-increasing power demand has forced large crypto mining outfits to leverage any available means to produce their power at the lowest possible cost. In some cases, this leads to mining operations literally taking power production into their own hands.
‘Enthusiastic Entrepreneurs’: Pre-IPO Statements On Profitability Prove To Be Larger Than Real Life. AllBirds is one of the numerous startups whose executives got ahead of themselves as they ramped up to go public, according to a Forbes analysis. Leaders of the companies, including Palantir, Lyft, Oscar Health, and others, made oral and written claims about profitability in the media or at public events that didn’t sync up with later company filings to the SEC, known as S-1 or F-1 documents.
The workers who keep global supply chains moving are warning of a 'system collapse'. Seafarers, truck drivers, and airline workers have endured quarantines, travel restrictions, and complex Covid-19 vaccination and testing requirements to keep stretched supply chains moving during the pandemic. But many are now reaching their breaking point, posing yet another threat to the badly tangled network of ports, container vessels, and trucking companies that moves goods around the world.
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