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Digital Strategy in Energy and Computing

Early stage computers, government projects, were designed to calculate arithmetic functions at a more rapid speed than humans could perform on paper or in their heads, save for a few savants with amazing math skills.  Computations at rapid pace, thus the name computers. The first US Government computer was an acronym, ENIAC.  Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. 


Green Computing

Green Computing is a term used to describe the use of environmentally sustainable computers and accessories which, during their usage and disposal, create minimal or zero harm to the environment. Also known as Green IT, this technology aims to both increase energy efficiency and to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in hardware design.  A further result means that when these items are then disposed of or recycled, they will do no harm to...


The State of Garbage in America

“It’s a smelly, dirty, public health nuisance.”

“It’s a valuable commodity to be traded.”

“It’s a fact of life that will never go away.”

All three of these disparate statements above can be made about garbage, and all three of them are true, especially the last statement. The definition of garbage — or “solid waste,” as it is referred to in the landfill business — changes...