First Solar only does photovoltaics, so no birds will be incinerated.
Unless you just like the look of the G5, I think you'd be better off trying to get a little money for it on craigslist, and then buying/building a cheap x86 machine if you need a server. G5 power consumption is pretty crazy for the performance you get - best case, at idle, you're looking at 140w, but in reality it's much higher.
worst piece of widely-used network software ever made
Dunno about where this factory is, but everywhere I've been in China, 41 cents (3 yuan) doesn't buy you much...
Almost sounds like a DVD that wasn't finalized in a direct-to-dvd camcorder.
The RED has a CMOS sensor, as do a number of other fancy-pants video cameras these days.
The real problem with these drives, or the scary problem, is the folks using these in RAID arrays, or things like the Drobo. The drive freaks out, so the array marks it bad. You pop the drive out and put in a new one, or even the same one again, to start a rebuild. But another drive freaks out during that process, array says "oh crap, another bad drive!" and your data goes to