Geeks have a leg up on normal enviros. While many greens are irrationally afraid of the contents of their computer, EcoGeeks can do things to keep their computers alive.
Extending the life of your PC is an important part of being an EcoGeek because, according to life cycle analysis, computers actually consume more energy while they're being created than the do over their lifetimes.
In this article from Pramnos, you can check out a ton of ways to keep your computer chugging along as a functional beast long after Michael Dell would have you believe it's 100% obsolete. The trick, really, is using open source operating systems, generally Linux, that are designed to work on older machines.
Turn it into a thin client, a media storage center, or a basic workstation...all terribly easy with this guide.
written by weee recycling, October 10, 2007
written by David, October 10, 2007
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