Here’s what’s making news today on the Green IT and cleantech (and social media) fronts: Verizon has a new new carbon intensity metric based on how many terabytes course through its platforms; IBM’s Smarter Planet campaign resonates online and in social media; and a 64-chip that consumes just one watt of electricity? Adapteva says yes.
Verizon Links Carbon Footprint to Bytes of Data Delivered – GreenBiz [via @CarbonImpact]
Verizon measures the energy efficiency of its data delivery systems with a new carbon intensity metric based on terabytes. Interesting!
Were Humans Harmed In The Making Of Your Shiny Gadget? – psfk [via @fluxtrends]
Is our gadget obsession doing more than environmental harm?
For first time in 20 years, U.S. becomes net exporter of fuel – SmartPlanet [via @SmartPlanet]
Don’t get too excited though…
Flickr traffic stats from NYTimes front page, social sites generated more than 20% of the 59k views. – Flickr | nickbilton [via @nickbilton]
Remember the Flickr pic contrasting yesterday’s planned NYT front page and the one that hit the presses after Osama Bin Laden’s death? Well, it owes a lot of its popularity to social media.
…and remember, you can always follow @ecoINSITE!