Winner: Best Hack and Peoplefund.it Prize
The judges say:
Mastodon looks to the future of distributed computing, and is a great example of web-meets-cleantech.
Don’t let your cloud computing become hairy, lumbering, and extinct. Use Mastodon C to select the most efficient and sustainable location for your job. Continually calculated and updated, to give you the confidence that your data crunching won’t destroy the planet.
The financial cost and carbon cost depends on:
- Live costs from cloud providers right now
- Current energy mix at each location
- Current temperature at each location (low temperature means less cooling needed, so less energy used per operation)