The Coming Electricity Shortage, Technology’s insatiable demand for juice may spell disaster

What is far more frightening is that cryptocurrency is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to electricity-hungry tech. Several technologies that might be huge electricity hogs are about to go into wide use. Some of them will be greater consumers of power than cryptocurrency.

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Aitheon Plans some Big New Partnerships

Executives from the World Bank discussed the use of Aitheon’s AIC ERC20 protocol token as a payment solution. Aitheon executives visited the World Bank in Washington but did not reveal details of the discussions.

Aitheon is also discussing integrating the Aitheon Platform with the many business and accounting solutions offered by SAP (NYSE: SAP). An Aitheon press release did not say what use SAP will make of the AIC token or the platform.

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Artificial Intelligence can make Hot Fusion a Reality

The combination of off-the-shelf technology and deep-neural networks FRNN might make hot fusion feasible. A possible scenario would be researchers all over the world including garage inventors using AI like FRNN to create all sorts of fusion devices.

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The End of Silicon Valley and American Tech Dominance

Predictably, when one looks at the lists of companies participating in the various blockchain and cryptocurrency research efforts the names of the Silicon Valley giants are conspicuously absent. What research and development those companies undertake is increasingly centralized, bureaucratic, and directed towards projects that require massive infrastructure such as self-driving cars.

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