Thursday, April 4, 2013

Living On Cloud Power

Living on the cloud should be more energy efficient--provided the grid and power plants are efficient and sustainable--

The dark matter of the virtual world: resources — Tech News and Analysis: "It’s because of the virtual nature of connected technology that resources have become so decoupled from digital services. Years ago our CD collections were stacked up on our walls in our living rooms, and our books across our shelves. Now our digital music collections are stored in Apple’s iCloud, or sit on Spotify’s servers and our books are compressed into our Kindles. The physical goods are hidden, and replaced with energy produced by a power plant and used to keep the data center running thousands of miles away, and energy produced at a power plant probably hundreds of miles away and piped to your outlet."

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