Visuel Jean-Paul Delahaye

Jean-Paul Delahaye

Professor Emeritus at the University of Lille

1 published article

Bitcoin’s huge energy waste
Opinion

Bitcoin’s huge energy waste

It’s thanks to “blockchains” that cryptocurrencies can be created without a central supervisory authority. The bitcoin is one of these currencies, but it works based on “miners” who compete in computations. The result is energy consumption that’s both huge and unnecessary, according to Jean-Paul...
Jean-Paul Delahaye