Writing about hyper-technical topics such as data center energy efficiency
The digital revolution has a dirty problem: energy and water use in data centers is prodigious. But together with my editors at American Builders Quarterly, we explored what Facebook's data center gurus are doing to change that. I was initially intimidated by the topic – I alone amongst my siblings studied journalism, not engineering – but breaking it down into its pieces enabled me to tackled the subject. It was the cover story of the October 2014 edition of ABQ.
This article won the 2015 Eddie Award in Folio magazine's construction/manufacturing B2B category.