The more data centers are built, the more power is consumed.
The more power is consumed, the more people rely on that power.
The more we rely on the grid, the more chance there is, perhaps, that something will go wrong.
The more we become reliant on the cloud, such a calamity will annoy more people who are desperate to, um, watch Netflix or stare at Instagram.
Microsoft doesn't want to risk taking any verbal dung from you on such matters, so it announced today that it is building a data center powered by, well, waste matter.
Yes, your Microsoft cloud uploads could soon be powered by your own personal downloads. … Read more