Tag Archives: energy

Energy news that caught my eye

I’ve been a big fan of nuclear energy ever since I worked at a power plant. Before that I was terrified and didn’t think it was a good idea, but I learned quite a bit about how it works and … Continue reading

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Less Energy through Better Design

When I attended SQL Saturday #131 at the Chandler Gilbert Community College, I was struck by a few design elements that I thought were great examples of how a little thought can improve the experience of a space, and use … Continue reading

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Smelly Power

Power is a limited resource and it’s become an issue in more and more data centers over the years. As we use more computing resources, the effort to provide power becomes a challenge. A decade ago I wrote an inventory … Continue reading

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Smart Car Charging

I don’t know if electric cars are the answer, but I do think electricity will play a larger part of how we move things around in the future. Overall it’s more efficient, if we can figure out how to generate … Continue reading

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Going Green in Software Development

I am very interested in a better use of the electricity we use on this planet. I think energy production from non-fossil fuel sources will be important in the future, and I’m regularly examining the energy usage at my ranch, … Continue reading

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Google Wind

I’m not sure Google is a better company than Microsoft or some of the other extremely large companies that get caught up in dominating a market. However they are engaged in some interesting projects, and I have to think that … Continue reading

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