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The Anita Posch Show - Sébastien Gouspillou: Bitcoin Mining Funds Green Energy

Published on March 15th, 2021 by BTCMedia

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My guest is Sébastien Gouspillou, he is the Co-Founder and CEO of BigBlock Datacenter a Bitcoin mining company based in France. BigBlock Datacenter is running several mining farms in Russia, Central Asia, and Africa. His mission is to qualify France in the world competition of proof-of-work. We are going deep into the business and the ecological effects of Bitcoin mining. "Since bitcoin responds to a major need and is there to last, it seems more relevant to take advantage of this new electrical demand than to be afraid with catastrophic studies or to wait for a miracle protocol supposed to replace the proven principle of proof of work." - Sébastien Gouspillou "Each country with big not carbonated electricity resources will mine and have an economical advantage over other countries." - Sébastien Gouspillou Topics:
     How Sébastien Gouspillou became a Bitcoin miner
     Addressing climate change
     Debunking myths around Bitcoin mining
     Myth 1: One transaction produces X CO2
     Myth 2: Bitcoin is an ecological disaster
     Myth 3: Bitcoin is mined mainly with coal in China
     Myth 4: Bitcoin is not useful
     Mining in the Virunga National Park, Kongo
     Mining in Kazakhstan
     Bitcoin hash rate follows the price

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