[NetBehaviour] Fwd: BLACKLE

Helen Varley Jamieson helen at creative-catalyst.com
Tue Jul 24 02:32:33 CEST 2007

well i have never been a great fan of black 
backgrounds on web pages, but personally i don't 
find this one any more difficult to read than 
other light-text-on-dark-background pages. but 
the regular google still exists so you have a 
choice ...
h : )

>... it is amazing that google created that black screen without checking
>that it is imposible to read it... (color style is not #ffffff) and what
>one save in energy, one loose it in eye sight...
>(didn't they check different designs?)
>Helen Varley Jamieson escribió:
>>>>  Folks,
>>>>  We probably all use google several times a day - here's something
>>>>  to consider:
>>>>  When your screen is white, be it an empty word page, or the Google
>>>>  page, your computer consumes 74 watts, and when its black it
>>>>  consumes only 59 watts. An article about the energy saving that
>>>>  would be achieved if Google had a black screen, taking into account
>>>>  the huge number of page views, worked out at a saving of 750 mega
>>>>  watts/hour per year.
>>>>  In a response to this article Google created a black version of its
>>>>  search engine, called Blackle, with the exact same functions as the
>>>>  white version, but with a lower energy consumption, check it out:
>  >>> http://www.blackle.com


helen varley jamieson: creative catalyst
helen at creative-catalyst.com

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