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Tag: computers

Planned Obsolescence

As Annie Leonard illustrates in “The Story of Electronics”, most of our computers, phones, etc are designed for the dump–they don’t need our help. Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and … [Read full article]

Energy Use per Hour {Infographic}

Ever wonder how much energy is used by your different major appliances or electronics? Or how much energy all such appliances and electronics in the U.S. use? Here’s some info on that for four big ones: TVs, computers, clothes dryers, and refrigerators.

Before checking it out, try to guess how much each of these use in an hour — see how close you come!