Thursday, 26 July 2007

Now that's consideration!

One wonders if my new team colleagues in ACC will be able to show me the same consideration that I've grown accustomed to getting here in Dublin. See two emails here... {we'll ignore the fact that I don't own a single pink possession other than a hot water bottle and a pair of slippers!}

From: ...
Sent: 24 July 2007 17:39
To: TA
Subject: RE: Blackle

Pink version for aoife!

From: ....
Sent: 24 July 2007 17:30
To: TA
Subject: FW: Blackle

For those worried with energy consumption and all its downsides.

When your screen is white, be it an empty word page, or the Google
your computer consumes 74 watts, and when its black it consumes only 59
watts. Mark Ontkush wrote an article about the energy saving that
would be achieved if Google had a black screen, taking in account the
huge number of page views, according to his calculations, 750 mega
watts/hour per year would be saved.

In a response to this article Google created a black version of its
engine, called Blackle, with the exact same functions as the white
but with a lower energy consumption,

check it out:

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