What Next: TBD

Crypto Could Leave Texas in the Dark

How crypto mining is taxing the Texas power grid.

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Episode Notes

Crypto mining is booming in Texas. Can the power grid handle it?

Guest: Russell Gold

Host: Sonari Glinton

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About the Show

Every Friday and Sunday, Slate’s popular daily news podcast What Next brings you TBD, a clear-eyed look into the future. From fake news to fake meat, algorithms to augmented reality, Lizzie O’Leary is your guide to the tech industry and the world it’s creating for us to live in.

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  • Lizzie O’Leary is the host of What Next: TBD, Slate’s show about technology, power, and the future. Previously, she created and hosted Marketplace Weekend. She has reported for CNN, Bloomberg News, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She is also a contributing writer at the Atlantic.

  • Sonari Glinton is the host of the podcast Bring Back Bronco and formerly covered the economy and cars for NPR.