The amount of land available to us is finite and we need to carefully manage how the land is deployed for the many things around us. This has led to the development of land use plans for cities across the U.S., and with the explosion of data this now includes adjustments for more land devoted…

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A lot of people wonder why data centers aren’t built only at the arctic and antarctic circles to take advantage of year-round free cooling.  The answer, in a word, is incentives.  When looking more indepth, a few words behind that are taxes and power costs. The cost of power is one of the strongest reasons behind…

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It seems that there are reports about the dire water conditions of the Southwest United States at least once a month.  Each state is vying for more water use to support their agriculture, domestic, and power needs.  Water levels in Lake Mead and Lake Powell have dropped enormously and evidence of this can be readily seen…

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