Microsoft experiments with underwater datacenters

Microsoft experiments with underwater datacenters

The oceans are home to coral reefs, ship wrecks and now – datacenters Continuing its long tradition of datacenter experimentation in the name of efficiency, Microsoft announced it has been testing an unusual new datacenter concept – placing servers underwater out in the ocean. Close to half of today’s society...

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Stanford’s humanoid robotic diver recovers treasures from King Louis XIV’s flagship

Stanford’s humanoid robotic diver recovers treasures from King Louis XIV’s flagship

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Built to go where human divers can’t Stanfords OceanOne takes the plunge.   Oussama Khatib held his breath as he swam through the wreck of La Lune, 100 meters below the Mediterranean. The flagship of King Louis XIV sank here in 1664, 20 miles off...

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