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What's Halvening

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What's Halvening, crypto nerds? Hosted by Cassie Clifton and produced by Bitcoin Magazine, the show chronicles the latest and greatest developments taking shape across the complex and ever-changing cryptocurrency mining industry through interviews with mining experts, CEOs and early enthusiasts. Thi… read more

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Ep 2: Apolline Blandin and John Quigley on Bitcion Energy Consumption

Welcome to What’s Halvening!

Hosted by Cassie Clifton and produced by Bitcoin Magazine, the show chronicles the latest and greatest developments taking shape across the complex and ever-changing cryptocurrency mining industry through interviews with mining experts, CEOs, and general enthusiasts.

In the second episode of What’s Halvening, Cassie interviews Apolline Blandin, research manager at the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance (CCAF), and John Quigley, the head of research at MinerUpdate.Taking place at MinerUpdate’s MinerSummit event in Chengdu, China, their conversation covers a wide range of topics, from the methodology used to create the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) & why a decentralized payment network is a good use of energy to the Belle Epoque period under the gold standard.

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Find links to the studies and projects mentioned in today’s episode below:

Cambridge Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index

MinerUpdate

Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance

MinerSummit

The Carbon Footprint of Bitcoin

Nic Carter blog post – It's the settlerment assurances, stupid

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