edmo: Were there any big government spy scandals between the barges' creation and destruction? Just asking the question.
RIP El DeBarge
Lsherm: glorified apple stores
Twilight Farkle: [i.imgur.com image 570x238]Sorry, Captain Gundotra, nobody's on board with that anymore.
TheXerox: As I recall, Google had plans drawn up at one point to have water powered data centers on barges moored outside of large coastal areas. Supposedly, there would be a hydroelectric system of some sort inside which, when combined with an array of solar panels, would power the entire data center and not have to rely upon electricity generated from fossil fuels. When word of this first came out I wondered if it was more than a pipe dream and was in the process of being implemented. Could be that is what was going on and it didn't pan out the way they thought it would.
Mad_Radhu: I blame Captain America.
TheXerox: As I recall, Google had plans drawn up at one point to have water powered cooled data centers on barges moored outside of large coastal areas.
BlackKaiser: [upload.wikimedia.org image 300x300]"They had a large barge with an antenna on top they would charge up a discharge...They had a large barge with an antenna on top they would charge up a discharge ..."
Old Man Winter: They were illegally dumping old toxic YouTube comments.
namatad: idea that didnt quite pan out
Close2TheEdge: Must be nice to have so much cash on hand that you can waste it on giant floating barges.
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