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@cjd @jgoerzen @jb55 @vagrantc you're right, but it doesn't make a difference about crypto
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@cjd @jgoerzen @jb55 @vagrantc @Wyliertt well i find this to be another delusional argument

Yes. It’s true that building a house is a more environmentally destructive use of money than buying crypto. But it’s WAY more useful. The resources put into crypto go down a drain to create currency, something which inherently has only imaginary value, unlike a house.

Our currency system should use as little energy as possible. If we had abundant clean energy, it would be a different story. But the thing is, we don’t.

Note: I also enthusiastically reject buying plastic toys for the kids. That is worse than buying crypto to me, but it doesn’t make PoW less bad.

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Stuxnet is a malicious computer worm first uncovered in 2010 and thought to have been in development since at least 2005. Stuxnet targets supervisory control and data acquisition systems and is believed to be responsible for causing substantial damage to the nuclear program of Iran.
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The interesting part is how I stumbled upon this. I used MacOS's "Look Up" feature to look up ++ and that was the result. Fascinating.
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Boosted b/c papers are interesting, though their attitude is not empathetic.

> A Python Package to Detect Anti-Vaccine Users on Twitter

Is dangerously close in tone to "We're now able to make a list of people who, if mass-arrested, would probably end the pandemic", which...

1. That kind of talk is not going to build social cohesion
2. Making lists of people has a bad historical reputation

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Youtubers Fake Suicide To Prank Their Partners
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@cjd

And again you have my agreement 🙂 Me as a biochemist, I welcomed the development of a vaccine - and hated how some promoted it as a "miracle cure" as much as others making false claims about it to arhue for rejection.

In the end, it is a pharmaceutical intervention, which we should use to respond to diseases - but always with care and diligence.

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