Solar power and wind power will not sustain humanity for the length of the Earth's existence (nor will oil or coal).
Solar will keep on working right up until the sun dies on us in a few billion years. So yes. Yes it will.
From Torvalds, that's uncharacteristically friendly.
The Netflix boxes are adapted from Backblaze 4U 45 drive storage pods. It is called the Open Connect Hardware Appliance. They are not insignificant and I hear each one is designed to support up to 50,000 end users.
If you have 50,000 people paying you $80 a month and 50% of what they use it for is Netflix, you can afford the power and rack space for one 4U box.
According to one industry insider the deal happened in April, but Apple managed to keep the news under wraps until just last night. No one knows for sure how Apple will use booklamp but there is speculation that Apple could launch an ebook subscription service similar to the week-old Kindle Unlimited, or they could just use Booklamp to drive ebook recommendations in what some are speculating is the world's second largest ebookstore."
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