Less-bright applications and web sites save power

I’d not encountered this before, but it does kind of make sense. Showing a bright pixel consumes more energy on most display technologies. so choosing a black background for applications and web sites can help save both your own energy bills, and the planet! ecoIron – All these whirring boxes.: The Full Story on Black …

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Clouds in Store on the Horizon

The post below is another example of the way that active (powered) storage is seen as the answer to almost every computing problem. I am concerned, though about the long-term impact of such approaches. As time progresses, and more digital data accumulates, presumably an ever increasing amount of powered storage will be required. There are …

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