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March 6, 2008

Carbon-based computing

From a presentation I heard this morning. I didn’t catch the attributions:

2.1% of worldwide power is used by data centers

The power consumed by Google’s servers could power Chicago for a year, and equals the carbon sequestering of 250,000 trees.

Apparently, Dole puts a code on its produce that you can enter into a Web page to see a Google Earth image of the farm that produced it

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