Friday, April 24, 2009

Tomorrow's Computers Might Talk In Their Sleep
With the increased focus on managing energy costs and reducing human impact on the environment in the form of carbon emissions, we're being encouraged now more than ever to turn our PCs off or let them sleep when they are not in use. The problem is, our digital lives are increasingly dependent on maintaining active network connections for communications, information dissemination, file sharing, and other similar activities that are not possible when a system is off or asleep. As a result, many leave their computers running around the clock, even though the systems remain idle most of that time, consuming needless power...