How to Build a Supercomputer on the Cheap

A bank of cooling fans are seen at Facebook Inc.'s data storage center near the Arctic Circle in Lulea, Sweden, on June 12 Photograph by Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Have $300 million to spare? You can do something pretty awesome with all that scratch, like build a new data center in the Arctic Circle. That’s what Facebook did with its hundreds of millions and ended up with the world’s most efficient computing center. Yay.

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