Microsoft’s playing it 'cool’ by sub-merging data centre
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Research like this is a step in the right direction to realising a more sustainable future for data-heavy processes that are becoming increasingly abundant. Which is the other benefit of Microsoft using Orkney, as they are also utilising their source of renewable wind power.
We need to be more responsible about what we use the internet for … data centres aren’t the culprits – it’s driven by consumers - social media and mobile phones. Generally, it’s films, pornography, gambling, dating, shopping – anything that involves images and video.
Why not start by using Ecosia as your search engine. With ecosia 80% of profits go to planting trees - so every time you search for that crazy cat meme, you are helping the environment.
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