John McAfee passed away on June 23. Source: Wikimedia/Nullsession

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Paul Brescia

John McAfee’s obituary, the ex-con hiring manufacturer with a low turnover, and the internet’s total energy use

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Paul Brescia
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Every week, SmartCompany Plus brings you The Best of Everything, From Everywhere. This week, that includes an obituary for John McAfee, how small businesses could be affected by global minimum tax rules, and the research rewriting the internet’s energy use assumptions.

Want to understand why this Cincinatti-based manufacturer focuses on hiring the formerly incarcerated? Check out the third link.


John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer, found dead in prison

The founder of McAfee was one of the first people to publicise computer viruses. He was also accused of murder, rape, running drug manufacturing operations, and cryptocurrency scams in a long career as a tech entrepreneur.


The internet eats up less energy than you might think ($)

New research shows energy efficiency improvements are being vastly understated in assumptions on the internet’s energy use.

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