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Coinbase Employees Completely Unaware of Election

2020-11-04

(San Francisco, CA) - For many workers, today (the day after Election Day), was a difficult day productivity-wise. Many vote totals are stilling counted in key states at time of writing. People everywhere are turning to Twitter and other social media to keep up with electron updates that don't slown down for working hours. Not so, however, at Coinbase. This Election Day 2020 may have stretched into that Wednesday, but Coinbase employees are totally unwaware, completely focused on their work. Back in, September, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong wrote about a new direction Coinbase was taking with regards to social & political causes that strongly discourge employee politcal engagement of any kind… read more 🏃‍♀️

Investigation Finds Docker Desktop Just Distributed Cryptomining System

2020-03-22

A recent investigation has revealed that the Docker desktop application is really just a massively distributed system for bitcoin mining. An engineer frustrated by rapid battery depletion took a deeper look into why Docker was taking so much energy to run and noticed a few things were off. "After my laptop started levitating due to high fan speed, I decided to take a look into what was going on in there", they said. Their investigation revealed several shocking findings. It seems that Docker appears to be a front for running an extremely large crypto-mining operation. "I found that the Docker runtime itself was actually more than 90% dedicated to mining Bitcoin and appears to have been… read more 🏃‍♀️

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