Beneath the sleek exteriors of our digital devices lies a narrative less glamorous than the utility it provides — a tale of environmental impact told in the language of heat.

The relentless cadence of computations executed by the central processing unit of our smartphones and laptops is a testament to human ingenuity, albeit with a thermal consequence. This heat generation is the result of the electrical energy coursing through the circuits, meeting the resistance of materials and morphing into thermal emissions...

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