Facebook Wants To Create Powerful Computers That Cleanly Melt Away

E-Waste CRT Computer MonitorsData centers have a nasty reputation for pollution. Now Facebook has launched a contest to solve one of the computing world’s biggest ecological problems. It wants to make computers out of biodegradable, compostable materials like cardboard, reports Stacey Higginbotham on GigaOM. The idea is part of Facebook’s Open Compute Project. That effort designs custom, eco-friendly servers for the social media giant, launching an entirely new segment of the hardware industry in the process.

http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-wants-biodegradable-computers-2012-11

Posted on 08/11/2012, in Data Center, Ecosystem, Facebook, Server. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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