Category: Technology

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Submer is dunking servers in goo to save the planet

It’s not just keeping those data centers on, but keeping the rows and rows of servers that house all the data companies access in climate-controlled environment so they can operate effectively comes with a massive heating and cooling bill. Submer isn’t the only company working with the concept of using liquid to cool servers. Read More: techcrunch.com

Submer is dunking servers in goo to save the planet

It’s not just keeping those data centers on, but keeping the rows and rows of servers that house all the data companies access in climate-controlled environment so they can operate effectively comes with a massive heating and cooling bill. Submer isn’t the only company working with the concept of using liquid to cool servers. Read More: techcrunch.com

Adobe’s ‘Liquid Mode’ uses AI to automatically redesign PDFs for mobile devices

Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis also tells me they’ve been working on an API that’ll allow similar functionality to be rolled into non-Adobe apps down the road. When you open a PDF in Acrobat Reader, the app will try to determine if it’ll work with Liquid Mode; if so, the Liquid Mode button lights up. The whole thing is non-destructive, so nothing actually changes about the original PDF. Step back out of liquid mode, and you’re back at the original, unmodified PDF. We first heard about Adobe’s efforts here earlier this year; in an ExtraCrunch interview back in January, Parasnis outlined Adobe’s plans to bring AI and machine learning into just about everything the company does. Read More: techcrunch.com

Diamond particles discovered in candle flames

Candle flames contain millions of tiny diamond particles, a university professor has discovered. Dr Wuzong Zhou, of St Andrews University, found about 1.5 million diamond nanoparticles are created in a candle flame every second it burns. Read More: bbc.com