I'm looking forward to tuning into Limits 2022 today where I can:

computingwithinlimits.org/2022

Glad to learn in the first session that there's a name for the phenomena where new efficiencies in and of themselves don't provide a path to sustainability:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jevons_p

Another theme that popped up in a few talks today was designing with the idea of Intermittent Computing, where a computational system runs when it has collected enough energy from its environment to do something, after which it turns off to recharge:

cmuabstract.github.io/intermit

Also the use of Supercapacitors to buffer energy, since they don't wear out like batteries when used:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supercap

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@edsu I love that idea for the forward portion of store and forward partial sneakernets.

Stick your flash drive in the port, when it has enough juice to do it's thing, it'll do it.

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