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Amazon’s sustainability initiatives: Half empty or half full?

By Media Coverage

Article: https://searchaws.techtarget.com/feature/Amazons-sustainability-initiatives-Half-empty-or-half-full

No stranger to controversy, Amazon finds itself in the midst of an intractable contest between environmental activists and its mission as a profit-driven business. The battle has raged back and forth for years and shows no sign of abating, despite a recent spate of initiatives by the retail and cloud giant in a bid to claim the mantle of environmental leadership.

Microsoft Joins Transform to Net Zero Coalition, Moves on Green Energy

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Microsoft and other major companies launched the Transform to Net Zero initiative this week with the goal to accelerate progress toward a net-zero-carbon-emissions future. Coalition members — A P. Moller-Maersk, Danone, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Natura, Nike, Starbucks, Unilever, and Wipro — also pledged to achieve net zero emissions no later than 2050. 

article: https://www.sdxcentral.com/articles/news/microsoft-joins-transform-to-net-zero-coalition-moves-on-green-energy/2020/07/

DevOps Deeper Dive: IT Terminology Matters

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Much like any other profession, the IT industry does not exist in a vacuum. Social upheaval will have as much impact on IT professionals as it does on any other. As conversations concerning race relations become more heated and, hopefully, elevated, many in the IT industry are reconsidering the use of terminology such as master/slave to describe the relationship between applications and devices.

Article: https://devops.com/devops-deeper-dive-it-terminology-matters/

Open source, collaboration could be stronger paths to protecting U.S. bulk power system

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A bigger, long-term question may be how to implant greater transparency in an ever more automated and digital grid. And yet another challenge is how to acknowledge the true vulnerabilities of the American power system and get it what it needs to improve quickly.

article: https://www.power-eng.com/2020/06/08/open-source-collaboration-could-be-stronger-paths-to-protecting-u-s-bulk-power-system/#gref