Crypto-cancer fade out end of civilization for Fermi paradox?

In summary, cryptocurrencies could consume up to 100% of the world's energy production if they become widespread.

Can positive feedback mechanisms like cryptocurrencies be balanced on a reasonable level?

  • Yes

    Votes: 2 66.7%
  • No

    Votes: 1 33.3%

  • Total voters
    3
  • #71
Office_Shredder said:
Dollars are worth more than bolivars sounds like a statement about exchange rates to me? What metric are you using to measure this?
This, for example:
https://www.investopedia.com/updates/purchasing-power-parity-ppp/

It attempts to account for differences in currency value (or a country's economic situation) that remain even after accounting for exchange rate.
 
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  • #72
Office_Shredder said:
Dollars are worth more than bolivars sounds like a statement about exchange rates to me? What metric are you using to measure this

the trajectory of exchange rates, not the meaningless unit conversion, reflects the relative creditworthiness of the two countries
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  • #73
Thread locked, temporarily at least.

Edit: I've deleted a number of crackpot posts and responses. Still trying to decide what to do with the thread...
 
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