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 this site puts the marginal energy cost of a single transaction at a bit over 500 kWh. For context, a 310L fridge consumes approximately 280 kWh/year.
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