A data center on the sun





As data intensive and super computational tasks demand are rising at an exponential rate. Costs of energy in data centers are becoming the most expensive factor in our world-wide data driven network, aka the Internet.

Ideas of harnessing energy from the sun and sending it back to earth has been around for awhile, but sending energy remotely over microwave is extremely dangerous and and, well, experimental.

Sending data remotely, however, is much more safe and easy, we've been doing it with satellites for dozens of years.
Data center satellites, imagine sending hundreds or even thousands of small solar computers to surround the sun, feed off the energy of our sun and compute our every wish. Earth bound control centers will send out the formulas to compute and will catch the messages of the results when they are finished.

A server node swarm surrounding the sun and turning light and heat into computing power.
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