The environmental contribution of personal computers: a state of the art report

Abstract

The introduction of personal computers in tile 1980s has significantly increased the number of computers in use throughout the world. It is no longer the case that the computer is a large, isolated machine used to perlbrm mundane tasks like payroll processing and stock control. Nowadays, computers are located in all areas of business life. Computers are lbund on the desks of many of today's office workers, allowing them to use productivity tools like spreadsheets, word processors and databases to support them in their work. hi addition, many computers are found at home and are used for a variety of purposes.

DOI: 10.1145/216962.216964

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@article{Perl1995TheEC, title={The environmental contribution of personal computers: a state of the art report}, author={Yoni Perl and Edgar A. Whitley}, journal={SIGCAS Computers and Society}, year={1995}, volume={25}, pages={6-8} }