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Data centers draining resources in water-stressed communities
Data centers draining resources in water-stressed communities
This opinion column was written by Eric Olson, Anne Grau, and Taylor Tipton and was first published in the Dallas Morning News. Olson is an associate
·utulsa.edu·
Data centers draining resources in water-stressed communities
Nickel hub 'apocalyptic' for uncontacted Indonesia tribe, say NGOs
Nickel hub 'apocalyptic' for uncontacted Indonesia tribe, say NGOs
Nickel is a key component in the batteries of electric vehicles, and Indonesia is both the world's largest producer and home to the biggest known reserves globally
·www-voanews-com.cdn.ampproject.org·
Nickel hub 'apocalyptic' for uncontacted Indonesia tribe, say NGOs
Artificial intelligence is already an environmental problem
Artificial intelligence is already an environmental problem
The energy and water consumption of Google and Microsoft, the main developers of generative AI, as well as their carbon emissions, have skyrocketed for the second consecutive year
·english.elpais.com·
Artificial intelligence is already an environmental problem
What does it mean to break a system?
What does it mean to break a system?
A Studio Visit as Exploration of Technical, Social and Aesthetic Breakage
·cyberneticforests.substack.com·
What does it mean to break a system?
Thirst Trap: Water sustainability issues loom over India's booming data centre industry
Thirst Trap: Water sustainability issues loom over India's booming data centre industry
India's data centre industry is booming, driven by significant investments from companies like Adani Enterprises. However, this growth raises concerns about the substantial water consumption needed for cooling in water-scarce cities. Operators are adopting alternative cooling technologies like air-cooled chillers to reduce water use. Despite these efforts, India lacks a national policy on data centre water usage. Experts call for sustainable practices to balance industry growth with water conservation.
·m.economictimes.com·
Thirst Trap: Water sustainability issues loom over India's booming data centre industry
More slop for the void
More slop for the void
Read to the end for the Cheesecake Joker
·garbageday.email·
More slop for the void
Data Center Cooling: The Unexpected Challenge to AI | Spectra
Data Center Cooling: The Unexpected Challenge to AI | Spectra
Artificial intelligence (AI) depends on data centers and their cooling infrastructure, but operators are already struggling to keep up with demand. Find out more about this challenge and potential solutions.
·spectra.mhi.com·
Data Center Cooling: The Unexpected Challenge to AI | Spectra
AI data centers are undermining climate solutions | GreenBiz
AI data centers are undermining climate solutions | GreenBiz
The scrutiny of data centers has intensified because of tech company secrecy, energy consumption and societal impacts on customers, policymakers and communities.
·greenbiz.com·
AI data centers are undermining climate solutions | GreenBiz
Here's What Ethical AI Really Means
Here's What Ethical AI Really Means
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·youtu.be·
Here's What Ethical AI Really Means
Do We Collaborate With What We Design?
Do We Collaborate With What We Design?
This article critically assesses the accuracy and desirability of using terms like “collaboration” to describe interactions between humans and AI systems. This article concludes that we cannot collab...
·onlinelibrary.wiley.com·
Do We Collaborate With What We Design?
The New NLU Industry
The New NLU Industry
Machine learning to support human language interactions has been unsuccessful when measured by its complex setup and lack of accuracy in…
·john-at-pat.medium.com·
The New NLU Industry
The Man Who Killed Google Search
The Man Who Killed Google Search
Wanna listen to this story instead? Check out this week's Better Offline podcast, "The Man That Destroyed Google Search," available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and anywhere else you get your podcasts. This is the story of how Google Search died, and the people responsible for killing it. The story begins
·wheresyoured.at·
The Man Who Killed Google Search