Coal to start a download

December 16, 2008 at 8:14 am 2 comments

In a brief video Jay Walker ( at around minute 7 of 8 ) shows that a single MB of data needs the energy of a piece of coal just to find its way from a server to your computer. 5% of all energy we consume is being needed to run the Internet ( may be compared to yearly amount of cerosin needed for airplains ). A movie on your iPod needs a sack of coal…so to speak.


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