Every one of our consumer actions has an impact on the environment and contributes to carbon emissions into the atmosphere. We all agree that global warming is not yet under control and that we must act to reduce our own emissions. However, our first tendency is frequently to hide our face as well. It is […]
Software energy consumption is on the rise. The Internet and its online services now account for more than 7% of the planet’s electric consumption. Usage continues to grow extremely rapidly while energy consumption increases almost linearly with usage.
In the quest for better energy efficiency, the applications themselves are often overlooked. Our industry likes to pretend that all technologies are equivalent and has forgotten that the choice of programming languages, frameworks and architecture have a major impact on energy consumption. The observation Today we are all aware of the environmental impact of the […]