I found it a fascinating study of the connection between the “cloud” we use all around us all day, demand be available everywhere, and instantly whine at any slowness – and the physical locations where fiberoptic cables and cell towers live. And he shares some beautiful photos of typically gritty urban infrastructure.
If you are having any trouble explaining what this "cloud" thing is or how it works, this article may help - or it may just complicate things farther. However, if you are interested in urban infrastructure, economics, and policy decisions on where data centers are located, read on.
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