It’s Saturday, which means nearly everyone is settled in for a relaxing weekend free from the turmoils of crunching numbers. Because Bitcoin is important and everyone uses electricity, here are a bunch of numbers to throw those people off.
I didn’t major in math so here goes nothing. First, here’s a dose of sobering perspective: Back when people talked to each other for entertainment, given the lack of iPhone chargers in the mid-1800s, people would look into the distance and say something to the effect of “There’s gold in them there hills,” and they actually dug gold out of the dirt all day long. That takes a lot of energy, right?