Cooling the Google Data Center and the World

In a previous post called “Internet Pollution – The Dirty Secret of the Information Age” I spoke about how the methods and technologies used to cool data centers and...

Microsoft Data Center Wasting Energy to Avoid Fines

As a follow up to my previous post on Internet pollution which discussed the amount of electrical consumption and wasteful energy practices by data centers; a post from the...

The Schmidt has hit the fan…

Last night in Japan, Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, spoke openly about Google Maps and Apple products without holding much back. It all started with a...

Internet Pollution – The Dirty Secret of the Information Age

The New York Times hired the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company to conduct an extensive year-longdata center energy audit to document power consumption and usage patterns...

The value of a lie: Nokia Lumina 920’s Free Press

The Nokia Lumina 920 is easily one of the most successful technical product launches I’ve personally seen in a long time. I haven’t witnessed this much media buzz...

TED (Twitter Earthquake Detection) and the “Big One”

For those of us living in the Pacific Northwest, we are consistently concerned when the next big quake is coming. The pending earthquake that we are long overdue for is estimated...

Fetch as Google Bot Helps Hacked Sites

Anyone who has had their website hacked (and knows about it) understands that pains that are required to clean up your site to remove the infection. Besides "clear-cut,...

Gmail Rank & the Moon Landing

Bill Slawski had an interesting blog post the other day speaking about the rise of Gmail Rank and the Importance of Good Subject lines. It seems that Google is experimenting...

Brace Yourselves – Windows 8 is Coming!

With only scant months away before the pending release of Windows 8 this fall, the final build of the new Microsoft operating system (os) has already begun to appear on torrent...
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