data centers

Games Features

Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
Lewis Gordon
6.21.19
Technology

One man in a tiny Irish town could derail Apple’s plans for Europe

Apple is the world's most valuable company, and it’s used to getting its way. Yet here in rural Ireland, one man has managed to block its ambitions to build a crucial data center.
David Gilbert
6.19.17
Inside our infrastructure

The Cloud As Art

Three artists are on a mission to document the beauty of our internet’s infrastructure.
Ben Sullivan
3.1.17
Denmark

Danish Data Centre May Be Facebook’s Biggest in Europe

Danish media report Facebook has entered negotiations to build in Denmark.
Ben Sullivan
10.3.16
nasa

NASA Engineers Unveil the First Light-Based Modem for Spacecraft

The palm-sized device could mean big things for moving large amounts of data around the globe at the speed of light.
Michael Byrne
1.31.16
Features

My Life in the Cloud

What’s the internet, and where do we belong in it? A postscript on “I’m that angel,” the author’s book and performance for the world’s data centers.
Tyler Coburn
9.22.15
Internet

Facebook's New $500 Million Data Center Will Be Powered by 100% Wind Energy

The social network also raised its companywide renewable energy target to 50 percent by 2018.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.7.15
Google

Google Is Turning This Smog-Belching Coal Plant Into a Clean Energy Server Farm

The company is spending $600 million to build a data center that will one day be 100 percent powered by renewable energy.
John Ambrosio
6.26.15
Art

An Artist and a Helicopter Capture Google's Off-Limits Data Farm

In new solo exhibition 'John Gerrard: Farm' the Irish artist recreates incredibly detailed virtual versions of vast yet unseen industrial facilities.
Kevin Holmes
2.13.15
Art

This Man Is Turning Data Centers Into the New Off-Broadway

Artist Tyler Coburn's "I'm that angel" is a closet drama about content farming and the cloud held in data centers worldwide.
Yaniya Lee
2.2.15
Internet

Obliterated Hard Drives Are Found Art for the 21st Century

For '10 kg,' artists Sebastian Schmieg and Johannes Osterhoff created a new found object from a box of deconstructed hard drives.
Sophia Callahan
10.30.14
Culture

In Appreciation of Geodesic Domes

A new data centre uses a geodesic dome design for maximum energy efficiency.
Victoria Turk
8.19.14
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