I found it frustrating to watch Bill Gates’ TED talk today in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. Policy makers should pay attention to man like him more closely. The virus hit us with our pants down.
Netflix announced that the total amount of electrical energy consumed to deliver Netflix to its customers was 451,000 MWh in 2019.[https://s22.q4cdn.com/959853165/files/doc_downloads/2020/02/0220_Netflix_EnvironmentalSocialGovernanceReport_FINAL.pdf] With 167 million subscribers that’s 2.7 kWh energy consumption per Netflix subscriber in 2019. 2.7 kWh should be the amount of energy required to bake 3-6 frozen pizzas. Driving 13,5 kilometers in a Tesla […]
Draw small images or quick sketches and send them around on http://www.tinyimage.de The site started in 2004 and since then a few hundred thousand images were drawn. There is a gallery were good images can be browsed: http://www.tinyimage.de/gallery_top.php?offset=0 Here are some images from the gallery:
I found it difficult to grasp the amount given in the following tweet: It can be hard to get your head around just how much energy the world uses. Expressed in terms of oil, it was equivalent to almost 14 billion metric tons of the stuff in 2017. https://twitter.com/DropBill/status/1177916708830547970 So how much is 14 billion […]