mikejuk (1801200) writes "A new paper from Microsoft Research suggests a radical but slightly mad scheme for dealing with some of the more basic problems of the data centre.
Rather than build server farms that produce a lot of waster heat, why not have distributed Data Furnaces, that heat home and offices at the same time as providing cloud computing? This is a serious suggestion and they provide facts and figures to make it all seem viable. So when it gets cold all you have to do is turn up the number crunching..."
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