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Daily Education and Technology News for Schools 05/20/2012
Companies like Apple are starting to move to renewable energy. It is only a matter of time before people start eyeing schools. The though thing about it is how long the payback is. That being said, when one transitions off the grid, the savings are substantial after the initial costs are recouped. By the end of 2012, Apple will generate 60 percent of the energy needed by its North Carolina data centre on the site itself, using a combination of fuel cells and solar power – adding a second array alongside one which is already set to be the largest in the US. The rest will be electricity from renewable sources, bought from local providers, Apple has said. "
This website, Steve Told Us, is just a picture of Steve relaxed on the floor and a quote - that's it. If you want another quote you need to click refresh. The quote I got first was a great one.
"when you're young, you look at television and think, There's a conspiracy. Thenetworks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get older, you realize that's not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That's a far more depressing though! Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revollution! But the networks are really in business to give people what they want. It's the truth."
Yes, it sure is I'm not one to elevate any person up to "God" status, however, there are many things he said that ring true. This quote is one of them . Enjoy this website.
MPs have made a fresh call to ban the sale of violent video games after it was revealed that the Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Breivik considered the popular game Call of Duty “training”. Keith Vaz, Labour MP and chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, has sponsored an Early Day Motion that asks the government to “provide for closer scrutiny of aggressive first-person shooter video games”.