Jean-Paul Delahaye is Professor Emeritus at the University of Lille and a researcher at the Centre de recherche en informatique signal et automatique de Lille, (CRISTAL, UMR CNRS 9189). His work focuses on the use of logic in artificial intelligence, game theory, information theory with applications to bioinformatics and finance and cryptocurrencies. He is a member of the CNRS Ethics Committee, which reflects on the ethical issues raised by AI. He is the author of about twenty books.
1 published article
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...