Not everyone accepts that man made changes to our environment is a direct cause of global warming. I blame our education system.
Fortunately, we do tend to agree that paying less in electricity bills is a good thing and for the most part leaving our wallets a little heavier also results in less environmental damage.
Lets consider how our use of computing systems can save us a few dollars, and perhaps also reduce the chance of our grandkids surfing lessons being relocated to Ayres Rock. Read more
The good ole days – no heatsink required
Early PC designs did not demand a massive CPU cooling system to keep them happy. As engineers pushed performance with subsequent designs, an unfortunate side effect was the growth in waste heat. Heat sinks and attached fans had to be incorporated into system designs so that the CPU did not cook. Read more