Datacenter power use visualized … holy crap this is a big infographic. But well worth it.
For instance, Facebook delivers 1,000x more data than the US Postal Service every day. They also use enough electricity every month in their server farms to power ~4,000 US homes.
For those of you who don’t quite understand the huge amounts of energy and space that go into running the internet, you’ll learn something. Also, first person to make a joke about Tumblr server failures gets a dollar! Click through for an image as long as your arm.
ITS COMING …ITS COMING
Infographic: Netflix Google Searches Way Up, DVD Searches Down | All Things Digital via /Film
We don’t need a complicated policy that runs on for pages that no one can understand. What we do need is a common sense policy like the one shared by Mike Brown on the Nate Riggs Social Business Strategies blog. The policy was made for business and works for education as well. The policy was written for social media, but also applies to face-to-face. Here it is with some slight schooly revisions from me.
“Will what you’re about to share offend, surprise, or shock your current or future
- Business partners
in a way which critically jeopardizes your relationship? If you answer even one “Yes” for this short list of people, think long and hard before publishing your content.”
Information: the source of all power in this day and age. The gatekeepers of information have been able to control its flow and access over millennia and as such, decide how power is distributed.
This is what the companies of the old world knew. This is how they developed their empires. The…