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.
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.
Inside our infrastructure
The Cloud As Art
Three artists are on a mission to document the beauty of our internet’s infrastructure.
Danish Data Centre May Be Facebook’s Biggest in Europe
Danish media report Facebook has entered negotiations to build in Denmark.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Appreciation of Geodesic Domes
A new data centre uses a geodesic dome design for maximum energy efficiency.