AMD and chip-makers’ efforts to create energy-efficient CPUs

August 9, 2016 by  
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Amid growing awareness of the huge energy appetite of computer processing and particularly high end graphics, computer chip-maker AMD releases a more energy efficient chip — and a study to prove it.

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The benefit of more electronics recycling? Try $10 billion

October 20, 2015 by  
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Tech manufacturers are pretty efficient when it comes to reusing natural capital, but they could do far more.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

October 3, 2014 by  
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Computer equipment and residential electronics represent 15 percent of the energy that residents consume worldwide, and that number is expected to triple over the next couple of decades unless steps are taken to improve energy efficiency . After computers, services such as lighting, air conditioning, electric heating, and large appliances are the next biggest culprits. Steps can be taken to make your building more energy-savvy , from turning off all electronics and lights when they’re not in use to taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and i mproving insulation in order to reduce heating costs. Check out the infographic after the break for more tips on how to increase the energy efficiency of your home or office building. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , “office building” , air conditioning , building electricity use , building energy efficiency , computer use , computers , electric heating , elevators , energy efficiency in buildings , green lighting , home electricity , lights , Office , turn off the lights

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This Open Source Glove Turns Your Fist Bump into Music

May 4, 2014 by  
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Good music almost always evokes a physical response. Maybe you tap your feet or nod your head. Maybe you dance or jump or fist bump. A new invention by musician Imogen Heap makes it possible. The  Mi.Mu Glove was developed by Heap and a team of engineers and designers who wanted to step away from their computers and make music with bodily movements like those who play other instruments do. For a while, this was Heap’s personal wearable technology but now she wants to make it open to the world. Find out how you can help by following the link below. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ecouterre , Imogen heap , Imogen Heap glove , musical glove , open source glove , Open-Source “Mi.Mu”

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Your Next Dell Could Come with Wireless Charging Capabilities

March 4, 2014 by  
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Dell likes to be first. They were the first to market laptops directly to college freshmen through bro-friendly language , first to ship their computers in mushroom-based packaging , and, if their recent move is any indication, the first to take wireless charging capabilities mainstream. According to a press release, Dell recently became the first major PC manufacturer to support a wireless charging standard by joining the Alliance for Wireless Power  (A4WP). Despite the obvious genius of wireless charging technology, technology makers have been slow to adopt it, and though growing, the number of third-party wireless charging options are ridiculously low. That’s all something that could change with Dell and other A4WP members leading the way. Read the rest of Your Next Dell Could Come with Wireless Charging Capabilities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A4WP , Alliance for Wireless Power , dell computers , dell laptops , wireless chargers , wireless charging , wireless charging capabilities , wireless charging laptops        

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PHOTOS: World Trade Center Transportation Hub Gets a Shiny New PATH Platform

March 4, 2014 by  
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NY and NJ commuters welcomed an elegant new PATH train platform last week – the first one of its kind to open at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in downtown Manhattan. Called Platform A , the bright, white terminal services travelers going to and from Hoboken, and features snazzy upgrades like LED-lit displays, high-tech lighting and a lively new mural entitled “Iridescent Thunderbolt.” READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Brookfield Place Pavilion , lower Manhattan , mixed use buildings , path , PATH Train , PATH Train Platform A , santiago calatrava , world trade center , World Trade Center PATH Station , world trade center pathway , world trade center transportation hub , WTC , WTC PATH Station , WTC Platform A , WTC West Concourse , WTC Western Concourse        

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Blu Homes Unveils a Balance Prefab for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Grandson Near Taliesin

March 4, 2014 by  
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US DOE Announces Plan to Create Efficiency Standards for Computers and Servers

July 23, 2013 by  
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The Internet has greened many aspects of modern life, such as reducing resource extraction and emissions by digital distribution of mail, music, paper goods, and entertainment. Even so, the infrastructure supporting the web could still be made much more efficient through improvements to its computers,  servers , and buildings housing their equipment. The US Department of Energy announced this month that it intends to set standards for the technology and its infrastructure. Read the rest of US DOE Announces Plan to Create Efficiency Standards for Computers and Servers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon , apple , arman shehabi , carbon emissions , computers , Department of Energy , energy policy and conservation act , eric masanet , Facebook , facility , Google , internet , IT , jonathan koomey , nature climate change , servers , standards , US DOE , world wide web        

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Mercedes Unveils Solar-Powered ‘Vision’ Golf Cart of the Future

July 23, 2013 by  
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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Vision, which the automaker is touting as the golf cart of the future. Today’s golf carts rarely set hearts on fire with their slab sided minimalistic designs, but the Vision takes Mercedes-Benz design cues and applies them to create a golf cart that is not only sexy, but also green with its solar-powered electric motor . Read the rest of Mercedes Unveils Solar-Powered ‘Vision’ Golf Cart of the Future Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery , Battery powered vehicle , electric golf cart , electric motor , green transportation , Mercedes-Benz , Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart , solar golf cart , Solar Power        

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Clear Your Laptop’s Data Before You Donate It, for Free

April 15, 2013 by  
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Ready to retire your aging laptop? InterConnection, a Seattle-based nonprofit, is offering free laptop donation kits to anyone in the U.S. The kits include a CD with data destruction software and a free donation mailing label. InterConnection hopes…

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