See the second page of this story from Network World. Mostly it’s about how Vista frigs up high-def video and audio content. But this Australian researcher says all the overhead in Vista has a more damaging side effect: “It’s a bit of an extreme claim, but you could say Windows Vista causes global warming, because it’s burning so much power with all this nonsense.”
What can I say? Yet another reason to buy a Mac. Al Gore is on the case, pushing the federal government to drop Windows PCs in favor of Macs in all government offices and all schools. Gore’s theory is that Gates is intentionally drawing extra power and trying to heat up the planet, so he can cash in by investing in carbon offsets. Damn you, Beastmaster!