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NewsThis week in Illinois history: World’s first BBS goes live (Feb. 16, 1978) Pin
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NewsLow-code development has become a technological movement, says Gartner Pin
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NewsMicrosoft confirms Windows 10 21H1 will run on existing hardware Pin
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NewsThe environmental idiocy of Tesla’s bitcoin bet Pin
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To win a slice of the cash on offer, competitors have “to create and demonstrate a solution that can pull carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere or oceans and lock it away permanently in an environmentally benign way”.
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Yet this punter’s plaything has serious environmental consequences. “Mining” bitcoin — the process by which the supply of coins is augmented — requires electricity on a vast scale to run the computers involved. According to the Dutch economist, Alex de Vries, it chomps through around 78 terawatt hours (TWh) a year globally — equivalent to the consumption of Chile, a country of 20m. Each bitcoin transaction uses the same amount of power as 436,000 through the Visa payment system.
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NewsWhat are low-code databases? Pin
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NewsZuckerberg responds to Apple’s privacy policies: “We need to inflict pain” Pin
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NewsPutting machine learning in your pocket Pin
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News26 Years… of Delphi Pin
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NewsMicrosoft says it found 1,000-plus developers' fingerprints on the SolarWinds attack Pin
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