Cory Doctorow at 11:11 am Thu, Dec 1, 2011
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Server farms generate so much heat that they have to run air conditioning year round. That requires energy, which costs money and tends to mean burning more fossil fuels.
It's stuff like this that makes me love archaeology. Turns out, we can trace the concept of math homework back to at least 2300 B.C.E., in ancient Mesopotamia.
Behold: the futuristic glory of Kosovo's central library.
Kosovo Public Library (imgur.com)
Maggie Koerth-Baker at 11:08 am Thu, Dec 1, 2011
Maggie Koerth-Baker at 10:42 am Thu, Dec 1, 2011
Cory Doctorow at 10:07 am Thu, Dec 1, 2011