Has anyone bumped in to any concrete numbers over the environment impact of our usage of suboptimal software, eg js+web tech instead of native desktop apps, the power usage of crypto currencies, the cost of constantly brute forcing problems instead of elegant solutions?

Any data is much appreciated - it trying to write something intelligent about this.

@e8johan @sankakujin
See here some information:

1) viewing webpages with add blockers the energy consumption is 20-25%...
2) in the linked article in the second tooth there are two resources:

This material should be enough for quite long writing :)

@_1751015 @e8johan

Wow, imagine spending this time in one go: sitting around 4 days a year, waiting for ads to be loaded.

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