Computer Sciences and Consciousness: Journal on Sustainable Computing Just Released

 The theme of this issue,  “Green Computing,” is especially important and timely: As computing becomes increasingly pervasive, the energy consumption attributable to computing is climbing, despite the clarion call to action to reduce consumption and reverse greenhouse effects. At the same time, the rising cost of energy — due to regulatory measures enforcing a “true…

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Tech•Ed 2009 North America: Architecture Track Call for Papers

 You are cordially invited  to submit a title and abstract for a Breakout Session, Hands-on Lab, Interactive Theater Session, Tech•Ed Online Tech Talk,  or Tech•Ed Online Panel Discussion for the Architecture track at Tech•Ed North America 2009. The Architecture [ARC] track has become a key contributor at Tech•Ed and we plan to continue leading the…

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Microsoft Generation 4.0 Data Center Vision

[Extracted from InfoWorld]:  “Microsoft has come up with a faster,  cheaper way to build its datacenters over the next five years, and it says other companies could use its methods too. Microsoft’s approach, described by General Manager Michael Manos in a blog post Tuesday, uses a modular design in which standard units of computing, cooling,…

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