Black is the New White

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  1. 2bohemians

    2bohemians Beach Fanatic

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    Good News of the Day:

    When thirteen-year-old Andrew Davey read a blog by a leading expert in green computing, explaining how changing from a white background computer screen to a black one could save energy, he decided to put the theory to the test. He is now the proud owner of an environmentally-friendly search engine called Ecosmartsearch.com -- a search engine with the motto "We are saving energy, now it's your turn". Andrew's search engine uses a black background which saves energy because the computer monitor uses 59 watts to produce the image on the screen, whereas a white or light screen uses 74 watts to display the image. This means that every time ecosmartsearch.com is used, it saves 15 watts. As it is Google-powered, the search results are exactly the same but use less energy. [ more ]
     
  2. Rudyjohn

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    very interesting and very cool! I'll check out the link today. thanks! :wave:
     
  3. 2bohemians

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    you are welcome. we checked it out and it seemed to work just groovy.

    we figure anything we can do to conserve, even if its just a little, is a good thing!

    we had recently created a new website for our artwork ... all pages with black backgrounds .... we were pretty happy to find out the black background was more than just a black backgound!


    :wave:
     
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    Website?

    What is your website, would love to see your art. Thanks!
     
  5. 2bohemians

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    Sent you a pm :wave:
     
  6. Will B

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    Yikes! So, all of us who frequent Sowal.com are contributing to global warming!

    Kurt! Where's our black background? LOL!!

    :popcorn:
     

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