Very cool story about a water-cooled IBM supercomputer at Swiss university ETH Zurich . It uses 40% less energy than air-cooling the same system, and the captured heat is used to heat the building. Amazing how retro-innovative we become when we start thinking of resources as gifts instead of entitlements. In my house, we've been separating items out for recycling pickup for years. They take glass and some types of plastic. And recently, at my wife's encouragement, we found a cardboard recycling drop-off by a neighborhood school and have since... [More]
I may have mentioned I play the drums. Well, I had this idea for a little developerWorks demos plug using a jazz club I play in as a backdrop. Here ya go. The Rational Build Forge and Rational Team Concert demo I promote is here.
Irshad Raihan, Worldwide Market Manager for IBM Data Management, talks about virtualization, the cloud, analytics, green it, and more.
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Some of my favorite podcasts of 2009.
Ambuj Goyal on information-lead transformation and how it relates to a smarter planet. (Sep 28)
dW at 10: Dirk Nicol on leading for open standards (Sep 28)
John Hogan and Colin Harrison on smart cities (June 16)
Facebook's Josh Elman on the platform (May 5)
Transcript Is green IT still smart? (Apr 21)
WorldBlu's Traci... [More]