[AI] How IT companies and BPOs cause harm daily

rk at coral.in rk at coral.in
Sun Apr 6 02:24:40 EDT 2008


Hibernation makes a complete dump of current state of the computer and
writes to the disk-drive I.e. Hard-disk and then powers off. On
machine start it the operating system boots (starts) from the dumped
file. By no means a hibernates computer takes any power.

Rajesh

On 4/2/08, Vikas Kapoor <dl.vikas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did you check the authenticity of this kind of message before shooting to
> this list? do you know the difference between sleeping mode and hibernation?
> Remember hibernation doesn't cost anything because you can completely switch
> off the power while in the case of sleeping mode, it still needs power. How
> can Dr Kalam be ignorant of this fact?
> Vikas Kapoor,
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pradeep banakar" <pradeepsocialwork at gmail.com>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 2:58 AM
> Subject: [AI] How IT companies and BPOs cause harm daily
>
>
> Tue Apr 1, 2008 11:34 am (PDT)
> Most of us in the IT field do one thing before leaving for the day from
> office,
>
> Pressing Ctrl+Alt+ Del and leaving to home happily.
>
> One normal PC in the sleeping mode (Hibernation) will consume 35 watts/hr.
>
> Based on this we will do a small calculation.
>
> For one week 24 * 7 = 168 Hrs
>
> Of this if we consider that we are working for 68 hours, then the PC is in
> sleeping mode for 100 Hrs a week.
>
> For one month 4 * 100 = 400 Hrs
>
> In a normal IT office, if we assume approximately 250 PCs are there,
>
> 250 * 400 = 1,00,000 Hrs (Sleeping Mode)
>
> So the power wasted in an office per month is about,
>
> 100000 * 35 = 3500 KWH or units.
>
> If the charge per unit is Rs.6, then totally the wastage value is
> approximately 21000 Indian rupees per month / 250 PCs.
> Here the sad thing is not only the money loss to the company, but also the
> power loss to the country.
>
> How many PCs accross INDIA? Can you imagine how much power wastage then ???
>
> So before leaving office take some time to shut down the PC and do some
> favour to the country and the organisation.
>
> *** Do it once it will become a Habit... Good Habit...be a good citizen of
> India .......
>
> By Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
>
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>
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