Why AI's Energy Use Isn't Demonized Like Bitcoin's

AI's utility is more obvious to everyday people than the cryptocurrency's, and AI's risks are so much greater that power consumption fears seem beside the point.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.coindesk.com/opinion/2024/07/11/why-ais-energy-use-isnt-demonized-like-bitcoins/