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To Clear Digital Waste in Computers, 'Think Green,' Researchers Say
September 1, 2011
A digital dumping ground lies inside most computers, a wasteland where old, rarely used and unneeded files pile up. Such data can deplete precious storage space, bog down the system's efficiency and sap its energy. Johns Hopkins University computer scientists propose adapting a real-world approach to the cleanup effort.
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