> When I saw your output not rise up after SETI went down, I thought maybe you
> were ignoring your computers & didn't bother to check them after SETI went back
I never knew it went down lol.
> Then I thought maybe your A/C died (I remembered from before that you live in
> Arizona) or you finally decided to shut off computers to reduce your living
> space's temperature from 60ºC to 50ºC (what's that - 140-120ºF?).
50°? That's Phoenix. It gets close here, though... Wednesday's supposed to be 45ish. It never gets anywhere near that in my apartment, though, even with the computer running and me cooking. I bet it's a good 10° or so cooler in here with nothing running.
I think my aircon did go out, though.
> In my case, electricity is dirt cheap here in Manitoba but I still wanted to
> reduce the hydro bill & reduce heat in the house. Ventilation is a tad poor &
> we have a 2nd floor which gets warmer like any 2nd floor. So only 2 computers
> (the media PC & server) are on 24/7 in the summer. 3 others (the ones each of
> us use for our own use) are shut off at night. Then there's the other server
> which has been shut down for the summer. And the upstairs PC in the main
> bedroom which is usually off unless I decide to use it before going to sleep so
> maybe 30 minutes a day it's on. Then when we go on summer vacation, I'll also
> shut off my server - so it will mean only 1 computer on for 1 week straight plus
> the laptop part-time which we'll have with us.
I usually don't leave my computer running anyway, winter or summer, just because. Partly because I'm cheap (my electric's about $25-35, and I don't wanna pay any more than that), but mostly out of habit.