The occasion of Earth Day is a good time to reflect on how much e-waste we’re creating and its effect on our environment, health, and even our data.
Spotted in the lab not too long ago we’re still finding innovative data loss solutions for Macs new & old.
A New Hope for Your Lost Data
The first-ever image of a black hole was captured by the Event Horizon Telescope team in 2019. It required a lot of observation data and processing. Researchers have now produced a finer image using even more data from a new source: models generated using machine-learning.
Gigabytes…Terabytes…Petabytes…Zettabytes… Naming units of computer memory follows a standard system of prefixes but after a certain range gets a bit informal. The common and even very large volumes we see in our digital landscape were covered for years. Until now. For the first time in 31 years the International System of Units (SI) has been expanded to include two more prefixes.
A throwback to the late 90s when CBL had ads running in a popular national print magazine about tech “The Computer Paper”.
A recent Financial Times longread delves into datacenter storage use, e-waste, data security and Big Tech’s reuse practices (or lack thereof). We share a related tech tip for the rest of us.
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