B L A C K L E

An all white web page uses about 74 watts to display, while an all black page uses only 59 watts.

In response: a black version of Google emerged called Blackle.com. According to Blackle’s homepage at publication time, 4,408.917 Watt hours have been saved by. The site encourages users to “make a difference today [by] … Blackling "energy saving tips" or visit[ing] treehugger.com a great blog dedicated to environmental awareness.”

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Here is a link to a government study on computers + energy use

2 comments:

MAN OH MAN said...

i have to update when i get a moment.

ice cream barrels said...

http://danalytics.blogspot.com/2007/08/blacklecom-energy-saving.html

I wish I had a job where I could test the electroconductivity of google vs blackle. Who knows what to believe, but i am with you, gregan.

Plus, I just switched from two ply t.p. to one ply with an occasional no ply thrown in just for the hell of it.

what's up?