Computers

Datacenters and power consumption

Now that we’re in 2009, it’s been a few years since we’re more and more aware that energy is a valuable resource that should be spared. Where I work I’m handling a medium-sized datacenter of 160 servers, and they use approximately 28 kW of power. 28.000 watts, that represents 470 light bulbs, always on, burning…

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QuitCount: what did I save since smoking?

Paul (my friend, not my son) said to me some time ago, “Still obsessed with smoking, I see ;-)”. That made me realize that indeed, stopping smoking sometimes make me think more about it than I did when I smoked. I guess that’s rather logical, I’m still in the long process of readjustment (of…

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Webkit2pdf

Some time before Christmas, I was looking for a nice gift to Clo and had a idea I found good: a good quality printed version of her blog, for the souvenir, would be quite unique and nice. Problem is that printing it would be really painful, with about 80 posts, I didn’t want to do…

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