16 9 / 2012

theatlantic:

Streaming Music May Be Worse for the Environment Than CDs

[Dagfinn] Bach forecasts global data traffic hitting 1 yottabyte by 2027could require more than a fifth of the planet’s 2010 electricity consumption – something which “depends on sprawling server farms and a complex, energy- sapping network infrastructure”.

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theatlantic:

Streaming Music May Be Worse for the Environment Than CDs

[Dagfinn] Bach forecasts global data traffic hitting 1 yottabyte by 2027could require more than a fifth of the planet’s 2010 electricity consumption – something which “depends on sprawling server farms and a complex, energy- sapping network infrastructure”.

Read more. [Image: Shutterstock]

(via emergentfutures)

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    I love music
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    I may make this a blog about server farms.
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    I wonder what the energy footprint is for making vinyl?
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    Oops…
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    Wut. Pandora…noooooo!!!!! Gimme dem CD’s, holmes. (On a serious note, doesn’t this mean streaming movies and TV shows is...
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  23. muchbetterthanmine reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    This is a reminder for me to read this and maybe to also stop using spotify so much