[AI] How IT companies and BPOs cause harm daily

Shadab Husain shadabhsn at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 23:35:12 EDT 2008


Whatever - the idea conveyed in the message is dignified. But
forgivably, by the information, it is clear that the source isn't
authentic. A similar idea is here
http://www.hindu.com/2008/04/10/stories/2008041055641000.htm


On 4/6/08, rk at coral.in <rk at coral.in> wrote:
> 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,
> > MSN Id:dl_vikas at hotmail.com, Yahoo&Skype Id: dl_vikas,
> > Mobile: (+91) 9891098137.
> > ----- 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
> >
> > If u like this forward it to your friends...
> >
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