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Ian. Just think what NASA could have done with that amount of memory and computing power in the early days....
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NASA is only a small part of the raw data collected in the US they are actually a big user of data collected by other government organisations. Weather, census returns, medication, movement people and goods all have enormous data bases of a size that can only be stored in the 'cloud' servers. Some of the chaos theory algorithms using these bases can now predict the probability of events that people could only guess at. A bit of excess flatulence from Barlick could trigger of the next stage of global warming. :biggrin2:
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Or even methane emissions from profligate compost spreading in Nelson!
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My new shiny multi size SIM came this morning for the mobile. Already registered to my mobile number, all I have to do is install the right one and go online and activate it. I reckon I need the Nano which is essentially just the contacts. :extrawink: :smile:
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`'Ditch high definition and new tech to fight climate change'' LINK
What caught my attention in that article based on a report from the Royal Society is this:
But if individuals keep their phones for four years instead of two, that contribution is halved.
Only 4 years! :smile:
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The frequency of phone swapping is based solely on the average contract length and is encouraged by both manufacturers and the mobile network providers. Aided as well by the advertising hype that tells everyone that they really do need the absolute latest tech. My two year old cast off from our Jack works fine. I will run it till it drops. :extrawink:
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`Volunteering my phone to research Covid-19 while I sleep' LINK
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Similar to the shared computing project that SETI runs. That has been going for over 30 years now. :smile:
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I've posted this in case Tripps wants to add more phones to his collection! :smile:
`Budget smartphones: What do you get for £100?' LINK
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