The record temperatures we are experiencing this summer are causing all kinds of problems, not to mention the thousands of deaths around the world. Technology also suffers.
Many people are searching, apparently, that Technology doesn’t take well with heat, Especially mobile technology.
Mobile devices attempt to condense the maximum possible power in the minimum amount of space, and this means that the hardware, and heat dissipation, operates at the limit of its possibilities.
But everything gets complicated when Ambient temperature 35 degree . More than, Then devices like the Steam Deck or Nintendo Switch consoles start to crash, slow down and even melt their chips. And the same goes for mobile.
If there are problems with different devices, imagine what it’s like to have condensate in one place Thousands of processors and graphics cards running at peak performance 24 hours a day.
Last week, cryptocurrency farms in Texas closed for a few days due to extreme heat, and because the power grid was overloaded due to the use of fans and air conditioning.
Meanwhile in the UK Oracle and Google Cloud Applications suffered a recession due to overheating in your data centers, And that in a traditionally cold and rainy country. For the first time in history, the temperature has reached 40 degrees.
As reported by The Register, via Gizmodo, Oracle servers down in UK Between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, as confirmed by the company itself. Apparently these data centers have a security system that turns them off when the temperature reaches 40 °C.
On the same day, Google reported Errors in its British data centers managed by Google CloudSuch as meltdowns, temporary accidents, and other accidents due to heat.
It is just one of the thousands of problems, inconveniences, inflation and reduced quality of life it will bring us. Climate changeIf we don’t do anything to fix it.