Archive for April 2024

Green code and green IT

Digitalization and software have made our lives easier and made our operations many times more efficient over the past decades. Data centers consume two to three percent of the planet’s total electricity usage now. It has considerable CO2 footprint. Various ICT solutions are responsible for 4–10 percent of annual electricity consumption and 3–5 percent of

Interesting maps

Openstreetmap OpenStreetMap is the free wiki world map. Why use OpenStreetMap instead of Google Maps? Customization: OSM is highly customizable, allowing developers to tailor the map to their specific needs, while Google Maps and Apple Maps have more limited customization options. Data ownership: OSM is built and maintained by a community of contributors, which