Lulea, Sweden is home to Facebook’s newest data center and is already handling live traffic from across the world. The center runs on locally generated hydro-electric energy along with the icy Nordic air to power and cool the masses of servers while the excess heat generated is harnessed to keep the offices warm. All equipment is also 100% renewable! Take a look inside.
Here’s a pretty awesome video that I think everyone can relate to and when I say everyone, I mean everyone who’s ever hidden their true emotions behind the safe confines of a keyboard and the backspace bar. Hopefully in the future, which I predict will be based on efficiency and convience, playing it cool will be a thing of the distant past, along with interpersonal human interaction.
Yes, I’m well aware that this story is from The Onion, however as much as we would like to jokingly laugh it off as satire, there is a sharp honesty behind it that should strike fear in all those that think that Facebook is off hands to everyone not in their friend’s list. It’s sad how satiricalï»¿ and spoof news stations give you the most accurate, unbiased news these days..