Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Mining on The Roundtable, 11:30 am March 20, 2018 Jesse Feiler Sun, 03/18/2018 - 17:15

Joe and Jesse venture into the wilds of the latest tech adventure in the frigid North Country (and the almost-as-frigid Pacific Northwest) to talk about Blockchains and Cryptocurrency.

BuzzFeed News on Bitcoin Mining in the Northwest Jesse Feiler Sun, 03/18/2018 - 17:14

BuzzFeed News article is here.

More on Bitcoin Mining from Motherboard Jesse Feiler Sun, 03/18/2018 - 17:09

Another article on the electricity issue in Plattsburgh. Read it here.

What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over a Town? Jesse Feiler Sat, 03/17/2018 - 14:11

Here's a Politico article with the details.

Plattsburgh's Bitcoin Adventure Jesse Feiler Sat, 03/17/2018 - 14:08

What happens when Bitcoin mining meets the tragedy of the commons?

Read the NY Times article here.

Preferred Power Jesse Feiler Sat, 03/17/2018 - 14:04

Curt Gervich’s paper on incentives and disincentives of preferred power pricing.

Read it here.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in Plattsburgh
Jesse Feiler Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:16

The City is considering imposing a moratorium on cryptocurrency operations which are using as much as 10% of the City's power supply. (The electricity rates are among the cheapest around.)

Will the City manage to regulate what matters (the amount of power) rather than the purpose of the power use?