Cryptocurrency is literally like an eight-year-old's concept of an evil businessman. He just plugs his pollution machine in and gets money for it. It doesn't make anything, it just. Pollutes. And makes money. Like a fucking Captain Planet villain

Apr 25, 2021 · 5:15 AM UTC

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Its so dumb. It just does stupid ridiculous math. You know what I don't have to do fucking trigonometry for? Currency that's already in circulation
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Replying to @WKDart
Oh my god that's literally what it is wtf?!
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(psst, bitcoin is not the entirety of cryptocurrency, and many cryptocurrencies require none of the mining bitcoin does which means they have little to no carbon footprint)
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Replying to @WKDart @Billcatter
Oh my, wait until more people find out about investment bankers and financiers and how much they're involved in this...
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And how its an industry not just an esoteric hobby of rich techy people.
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Replying to @WKDart
Yeah, it's just basically Looten Plunder
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Christ he even has a ponytail
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Let's be super clear, the expression "making money" is misleading because crypto creates literally nothing, it generates no good or service, it's just redistributing existing wealth. "To each according to GPU power", I guess.
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no "making money" is quite accurate because all it does is change use value (energy) into exchange value (virtual coins), but there's no way to change it back
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They don't, but regardless they are driving up demand for PC components which in and of themselves have an energy cost and are composed of rare earth minerals
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