Technology Treading Lightly

Reducing Technology's Impact and Using Technology to Help the Environment

December, 2008

  • One shiny new gadget, hold the lacerations please!

      Like most people, I've never been a fan of the so-called "blister-packs" that house today's electronic gadgets.  While I've never personally done any serious damage to myself when trying to open one of these, it's understandable...
  • Electric Cars = Environmental Paradox?

    I was just reading a BBC news story about the new electric Mini E . This little beauty does 150 miles on a 2 hour charge at 48 amps (presumably on 230V). A quick back of the envelope calculation (actually calc on my Windows Mobile smartphone) yields figures...
  • Server Efficiency Pot o' Gold

    My colleague Matt Robben from the Windows Server performance team has produced a very comprehensive white paper and accompanying blog post which goes into great detail about how you can save energy with Windows Server 2008 power management, including...
  • Efficiency part 2

    A few things today. First, part 2 of my Green IT interview has been posted on TechNet Radio .  Direct links are available to WMA , MP3-Hi and MP3-low .  In this one, I talk predominately about virtualization. Also in the deja vu category is...
  • Green IT TechNet Radio Interview

    My former colleague, Adam Bogobowicz interviewed me recently on Green IT for TechNet Radio .  This is part 1 of a 2 part interview.  You can access part 1 of the interview via the following links: WMA   MP3 (Hi bandwidth)   MP3 (Low...