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Microsoft is Live Streaming from Its Underwater Data Center in Scotland

Submitted by on August 11, 2018 – 1:52 amNo Comment

If you’re one of those people who’s always thought there’s something fishy about Microsoft, you might want to take a gander at the live video that’s streaming online from a couple of cameras watching the Project Natick data center that Redmond deployed in June. Your suspicions will be confirmed.

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Natick isn’t your father’s data center. It’s a horizontal cylinder-shaped structure that lies on the ocean’s floor at the European Marine Energy Centre, not far from Scotland’s Orkney Islands. If today’s video feed is any indication, it’s often surrounded by large schools of fish. Most seem to be paying the metal structure no mind. Other smaller fish seem to be nuzzling the structure, perhaps performing a service by eating some sort of undersea life that has attached to the outside.

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