On 5/18/2015 7:39 AM, Dave Rice wrote:
> FLAC is really the green choice compared to PCM/WAV. If you tally the
> amount of hard drives, bandwidth, electricity, and services there is
> a difference. ...[snip]... Although hard drives
> are cheap to buy, the cumulative environmental impact is not.
I don't disagree with Dave's general conclusions. This one raises
eyebrows, though. It's really a side-issue, but I suspect that as the
storage capacity of hard drives skyrockets, the environmental cost of
them *per gigabyte* declines.
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