"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Green Screen




Will this really help saving the planet?

I received this by email some time ago... Thanks MunMun
Ansam
PS: Check their link on wikipedia
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Here's an easy way to start saving the planet by helping to reduce your carbon foot-print...

If Google had a black screen, taking in account the huge number of page views, according to calculations, 750 mega watts/hour per year would be saved.

In response Google created a black version of its search engine, called Blackle (http://www.blackle.com), with the exact same functions as the white version, but obviously with lower energy consumption:

Help spread the word..... Use Blackle

Use this as your new search engine and save energy.

4 comments:

Amjad said...

Yes actually, it'd help. A friend of mine told me before that their professor at university pointed this out. He said if Google had a black background, a lot of power would be saved. And it does make sense.

آمنة said...

According to official google blog, No, this is not saving the planet. It does make sense, but experiments and detailed study said the contract.

'Grey' said...

yey ! i have a black blog !

Ansam said...

Amjad-
Interesting!

Amna-
Now I am confused :-P

Grey-
Yay!

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