@feld You're addressing to different, though real and relevant problems.
One is under-pricing of fossil carbon fuels. Another is general inequality and inequity, as well as the age-old conflict between _rents_ incomes vs. _wages_ incomes. The rentiers generally win, the wage-earners generally lose.
There are additional taxes you want to impose on the 1%, but you _still_ have to make fossil fuels pay full freight.
@feld And the cheaper computer cycles get ... the more worthless crap we throw at them to burn more. Mastodon included ;-)
The computers I learned on -- PDP-11s mostly -- can run in emulation on today's mobile devices faster than they were natively in the 1970s and 1980s. They did a lot with not much, though it took training and experience to use them. (That's largely stayed relevant if you're a Linux / BSD user, modulo bits.) I've got a bunch of terminal sessions on my ...
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