Monday, July 03, 2006
A Search Engine That's Becoming an Inventor - New York Times
A Search Engine That's Becoming an Inventor - New York Times: "To be closer to its users and speed response time, it is building a worldwide string of data centers, including a huge site in The Dalles, Ore., with technologies it designed to reduce its ravenous need for electricity. These computers in turn use software developed with advanced tools that Google also designed itself. There are signs that Google is even preparing to create its own custom microchips."