Notes on the paper Khan et al (2018) RAPL in Action: Experiences in Using RAPL for Power Measurements. Advantages and limitations of the Running Average Power Limit (RAPL) interface.
Sustainable computing concerns the consumption of computing resources in a way that means such usage has a net zero impact on the environment.
What will drive computer performance after Moore’s law? Will programmers need to focus on performance or can ARM chips and the cloud save us?
My notes on the paper: Bol, D., Pirson, T. & Dekimpe, R. (2021) Moore’s Law and ICT Innovation in the Anthropocene.
I now have to make a decision between having the best, cutting-edge hardware vs the freedom and control to do what I want with the device I spend most of my time on.
The carbon footprint of a laptop is mostly in the manufacturing. Servers are different, and ARM chips are starting to change the game.
Examining the design tradeoffs of the kickstand on the Surface Pro tablets vs the Macbook Air and iPad.
Apple produces the most environmentally friendly laptops from both a carbon footprint and energy efficiency perspective, but it depends on which model you compare. The best thing you can do for the environment is to not buy a new laptop.