Saturday links: efficiency gains

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Quote of the Day

“A single iPhone at 1980 energy-efficiency would require as much power as a Manhattan office building. Similarly, a single data center at circa 1980 efficiency would require as much power as the entire U.S. grid. But because of efficiency gains, the world today has billions of smartphones and thousands of data centers.”

(Mark P. Mills) Chart of the Day

Americans say they want to live in rural areas but don’t. Why the discrepancy?

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