Archive for the ‘Going Green’ Category

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 7:52am

Resistive RAM Technology to Replace Flash?

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Hardware, LNS Blogs, Science, Technology Articles

IMAGINE storing your entire music collection, documents, pictures, even your HD movies on a flash memory chip the size of a postage stamp… Only it’s not flash technology, it’s a new competitor called “Resistive RAM”. This new venture by company Crossbar is touting that resistive RAM not only can hold much, much more stuff than […]

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 at 7:23pm

Sony’s new A4-sized digital paper notebook

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Hardware, LNS Blogs, Technology Articles

At the Educational IT Solutions Expo, Sony shows off an A4 sized digital paper notepad. The video demonstrates how this new idea blurs the lines even further between traditional paper and pen and its new digital rival. They are planning on having a production ready version this year, and are hoping to capture the hearts […]

Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at 1:52pm

Rising Gas Prices Drive Telecommuting Forward

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, LNS Blogs, Software, Technology Articles

There’s no doubt that fuel prices, especially in California, are causing people to re-think how they get to work. Tension in key parts of the world where we get our oil from is making it obvious that they aren’t going to be going down any time soon, either. Carpooling, SMART trains and other alternative transportation […]

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 3:47pm

Instant Remote Assistance!

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Software

“Instant Remote Assistance” is a cornerstone of our business. With a call and a simple download, we’ll be able to log on and assist you in a matter of minutes. You don’t have to have anyone come out to your home or business, and you don’t have to take your computer anywhere. It’s safe, easy […]

Monday, December 7th, 2009 at 1:45pm

EPA declares CO2 a health hazard, starts regulation outline

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Technology Articles

Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, a hazard to human health and to our environment. By doing this, the EPA is building the legal foundation behind mandating how businesses such as energy plants create energy, and how auto makers manufacture their products. As well as taking care of […]

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at 11:26am

Irvine School District spearheads the green revolution

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Education, Going Green, Technology Articles

http://www.green-technology.org/green_technology_magazine/fastrack.htm – Orange County’s Irvine School District is leading a heroic front with going green. The green revolution has just begun, yet Irvine has spearheaded the methodologies and principals of energy conservation, sustainable building and, most importantly, educating their staff and students. From the article: “It’s exciting too, because kids know – I’ve seen a […]

Friday, June 19th, 2009 at 4:12pm

LNS and Linux thin clients gaining momentum on the net

http://tinyurl.com/lyw3bm – It seems as though the Internet chatter is getting louder regarding how we implemented 7 successful Linux thin client labs in schools across Santa Rosa. The post (above) details and comments on the featured Linux.com article we got just a few weeks ago, wishing schools success and more deployments in the future. From […]

Thursday, June 4th, 2009 at 1:51pm

Green Computers, Green Schools

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Education, Going Green, Hardware, Linux, LNS Blogs, LTSP

By: Jordan Erickson Logical Networking Solutions — Part I: History When I was growing up, the student technology infrastructure at Spring Creek Elementary consisted of three Apple IIe computers in the main library, with dual floppy disk drives and green monochrome monitors. Every day, the same few kids, including me, gathered around them during recess […]

Monday, May 4th, 2009 at 10:32am

Google Gets Goats to Mow Lawn at Company Headquarters

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Technology Articles

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,518820,00.html?sPage=fnc/scitech/personaltechnology Last week, Google brought in a herd of goats to mow the grass on its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters rather than using lawnmowers.The company said that it wanted to take a more “low-carbon” approach with the goats reducing the company’s contribution to air and noise pollution. The cost of hiring the 200-some goats is […]

Monday, March 30th, 2009 at 10:11am

Leaving computers on overnight = $2.8 billion a year

Posted by Jordan Erickson in Going Green, Technology Articles

http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/null/130078 Admittedly I don’t think much about it at all. I leave my laptop running overnight because I know it’ll take five minutes or more to get things going in the morning — not just booting up, but launching the various apps I start the day with, downloading my overnight email, filtering out the spam, […]

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