Asim Hussain

Green Developer Relations Lead, Developer Relations

Asim is a developer, trainer, author and speaker with over 19 years experience working for organisations such as the European Space Agency, Google and now Microsoft, where he is the Green Developer Relations Lead.

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Carbon proxies: Measuring the greenness of your application

Learn how to measure how environmentally-friendly your applications are and how to build better software. Greener means better, faster, and cheaper.

Carbon-Aware vs. Carbon-Efficient Applications

If a user is aware a choice is being made to reduce carbon emissions, then the application becomes a carbon-aware application and not just a carbon-efficient application.

Do you want to be powered-by renewables? The answer is no.

Does a 100% supply of renewable energy make computing guilt-free? The answer depends on if you are being powered-by or matched-by renewables and is always "no".

Two philosophies of Sustainable Software Engineering

Alongside the 8 principles of Sustainable Software Engineering, there are 2 philosophies. For many of us, sustainability is more than a task. It's a purpose and a movement. Where does Sustainable Software Engineering sit in that broader sustainability movement?