Saturday, August 11, 2007

See no Evil, Hear no Evil and Evil*

* Bob Dole commenting on the three ex-presidents and then-current
office-holder Ronald Reagan:

"History buffs probably noted the reunion at a Washington party a few weeks ago of three ex-presidents: Carter, Ford and Nixon-See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Evil." Here's a photo.

"Don't be evil." Google's informal corporate motto.

Search Giants Guard Carbon Footprint Data

Jun 15 2007

google6.jpgAt the Climate Savers Computing Initiative press conference earlier this week, Google vp for operations Urs Holzle declined to reveal the company’s overall greenhouse gas emissions when the question was asked by a Forbes’ reporter, according to a Green Wombat article. “Our carbon footprint is actually not that big…but we’re not quite ready to tell you what we’re doing.”

“Our carbon footprint is too close to information that is competitive,” Google energy strategist Bill Weihl told Green Wombat during a post-press conference chat. Google, according to the article, worries that competitors could reverse engineer its greenhouse gas data to figure out how many servers and data centers it operates.

From Environmental Leader