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Environmental effects of the computer age

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K. L. Crede ; AT&T Capital Corp., Morristown, NJ, USA

This article reviews the effects of the computer age on our environment. Although the usefulness of computer technology is inarguably an asset in today's world, the environmental implications are not yet fully understood by the majority of computer users. The subjects discussed in this article fall in three general areas: the direct effects of computers on the computer user and the workplace (ergonomics and telecommuting); the effects of the use of computers on the environment (consumption of electrical energy and solid waste disposal); and the environmental hazards of producing computers

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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication  (Volume:38 ,  Issue: 1 )