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April 28, 2023
AI programs consume large volumes of scarce water
UCR study the first time estimates the huge water footprint from running artificial intelligence queries that rely on the cloud computations done in racks of servers that must be kept cool in warehouse-sized data processing centers.
April 26, 2023
Australian fossil goldmine opens permanently
Land where a UC Riverside paleontology professor unearthed whole communities of Earth’s oldest animals is opening today to the public as a new national park in the Australian Outback.
April 25, 2023
Stu Krieger publishes new book, ‘Raft’
It’s a laugh-out-loud fictional novel about a family with a patriarch that suddenly woke up in the body of a penguin.
April 25, 2023
Forced water-use cuts made California more waterwise
Water use ticked up in California after the state lifted mandatory water-use cuts, but not levels before 2013 because of increased water efficiencies.