Information Footprint> 50% of organisations dont have decent email retention policies*> 40% have no document classification policy* “storage is cheap” - more please clouds dont actually help here!Targets: only store what we need.Throw data away. Store on the least energy-intensive device *source: EMC
Why are you building an app?fun?throwing sheep?making money?changing the world?saving the Earth?
Good Thingsdont build that thing – build that other thing thats more usefulswitch it off, or get it to switch other things offuse virtual servers/ clouds (scale dynamically with load)optimise, refactor, be smarter, be elegant, less brute force, monitorslow cook computing
todowrite energy efficient codewatch Age of Stupid, Wall+E and Idiocracymore function, less form
Yet Another Reason to KILL ALL FLASH?
Good Thingschange procurement cycles (watch Government)“clean energy” data centres“just in time” provisioninglow-level languages (machine code in the cloud?)
todomake your app self-aware of its energy. disclose it.make your apps users self-aware of the apps consumptionmake your users self-aware of their own consumption
Good Thingstidy upbuild bots that willhoover up ourdigital detritus 101101010101010101001
Good Thingsmake things that encourage less usemake things that encourage low-carbon/low-energy behaviourencourage smarter movement (e.g. dopplr)video conferencing – change habitsplease could we have a better Webex? a more efficient Second Life?(A Second Life citizen has the same foot print as the average Brazillian)
Good Thingsgive everything an energy identitybuild “smart-grid” behaviour into everythingbuild what comes next share it :: be disruptive :: rethink it from the ground up
you (home footprint) AMEE enables Building Power portability around the users data. Assessor Company AMEE is the neutral “3rd place” that allows data to be passed up, Building Smart down, and across, the supply chain. Certificate Meter AMEE anonymises the data it holds to maintain privacy. Home Energy Consumptionopt-in sharing
you (travel footprint) In this example, a GPS- enabled mobile phone Travel Service Mobile service can derive the mode of (dopplr.com) (FireEagle) transport. Using AMEE as the trusted 3rd party, it could Locative Mobile pass that information to dopplr.com, a social community phone network based around travel. Mode of transportopt-in sharing
ResolutionMake energy YOUR performance metricShut down power stationsRe-invent the (power) grid(s)Reduce all travelMeasure and visualise all of it
Resolution we dont just need change we need systematic redesign of the future
ps.bring your own data: http://wiki.amee.ccThankshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/point_and_click/115258719/apologies to http://www.napster.comthanks to dopplr, Defra and you