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(Yahoo)   Mysterious floating barge in San Francisco Bay could be secret new Google Glass facility (or a Bond villain base still under construction)   ( divider line
    More: Cool, Google Glass, San Francisco Bay, Google, electrical connections, Apple Stores, cooling center  
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11183 clicks; posted to Main » on 28 Oct 2013 at 6:14 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-10-28 11:10:26 AM  
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Voiceofreason01: WhyteRaven74: Google got a patent for a floating data center a few years back. I'd wager dollars to donuts that's what this is.

WTF is wrong with the patent office that something like that is patentable?

Yeah, allowing someone to patent a giant machine that's never been made before and which presents all sorts of unforeseen challenges? What's next, granting a patent on a medicine or new metal alloy? Hmmph!
2013-10-28 10:03:42 AM  
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Maybe they'll tow it into the Pacific, set it adrift, and begin creating The Raft.  Anyone have antennas sticking out of their heads around there?
2013-10-28 09:00:05 AM  
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As opposed to a mysterious sinking barge?
2013-10-28 08:42:32 AM  
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It's a terrorist launch platform.

I can't get on an airplane without being searched but someone can build a huge facility down at the dock without disclosing what it is? I'm missing something somewhere. What has a greater potential for endangering mankind, me with a ball point pen or a mysterious floating barge.
2013-10-28 06:18:37 AM  
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Google got a patent for a floating data center a few years back. I'd wager dollars to donuts that's what this is.
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