The Secret Behind Google's Power (Bill)

from the not-that-power... dept

And, by “power,” we mean electrical power. Turns out that those thousands upon thousands of machines Google has running eat up a ton of electrical power, and one of the company’s challenges has been to make their use of electricity more efficient. Apparently, turning the machines off at night isn’t an option…

Rate this comment as insightful
Rate this comment as funny
You have rated this comment as insightful
You have rated this comment as funny
Flag this comment as abusive/trolling/spam
You have flagged this comment
The first word has already been claimed
The last word has already been claimed
Insightful Lightbulb icon Funny Laughing icon Abusive/trolling/spam Flag icon Insightful badge Lightbulb icon Funny badge Laughing icon Comments icon

Comments on “The Secret Behind Google's Power (Bill)”

Subscribe: RSS Leave a comment
Haggie says:

Google Electricity

Google is working on an Internet based, web-enabled cold fusion application that will power all of their internal electricity needs. Excess capacity will be delivered to consumers in exchange for viewing targeted advertisements based upon power consumption (ie: use your radio, you’ll get music ads; use an electric weed trimmer, get an ad for Better Homes & Gardens, use an electric suction pump, get an ad for penis enlargement….)

Add Your Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here

Comment Options:

Make this the or (get credits or sign in to see balance) what's this?

What's this?

Techdirt community members with Techdirt Credits can spotlight a comment as either the "First Word" or "Last Word" on a particular comment thread. Credits can be purchased at the Techdirt Insider Shop »

Follow Techdirt

Techdirt Daily Newsletter

Techdirt Deals
Techdirt Insider Discord
The latest chatter on the Techdirt Insider Discord channel...