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Margot Paez

Margot Paez is a PhD candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds master’s degrees in physics and ethnomusicology. Her research involves statistical modeling, climate change and water resources. She is primarily interested in the intersection of Bitcoin mining and the energy grid. She advocates for using Bitcoin as a tool for addressing the climate crisis. Paez is a strong believer in Internet freedoms and has maintained a decades long interest in decentralization. She’s previously written about Bitcoin under the pen name, Magus Perivallon.