The future is the autonomous and sustainable solar-powered websites

We see a future of renewable energy, of machines that do not pollute, of electric cars and many other beautiful things, but what will happen to our beloved websites? The best idea is to create structures that allow having self-hosted, solar-powered, off-grid websites. It’s a great and beautiful idea, but can it be truly sustainable and achievable? In September 2018,[…]

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Can the Internet Survive Climate Change?

In a tiny apartment in the Spanish coastal town of El Masnou, just outside of Barcelona, Kris de Decker runs a website completely powered by a small solar panel crammed into the corner of his balcony. With its light blue background and low-res imagery, the site for Low-Tech Magazine is intentionally retro—a callback to blogs and self-hosted sites from the[…]

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A Linux hardware experience website turns 15

Phoronix.com turns 15 years old. The Linux related website that began with a case review and some peripheral reviews on a system running Knoppix. I started Phoronix for the poor Linux hardware support at the time and it’s been an amazing turnaround since that point. No longer is it a battle of getting network devices or input devices working on[…]

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