Thursday, March 15, 2007

Google Is Reviving Hopes for Ex-Furniture Makers - New York Times

 More from the battle of the super-data centers...

Last month, the Internet search giant Google announced that it would take advantage of the area’s underused electric power grid, cheap land and robust water supply to build a “server farm” — a building full of computers that will become part of the company’s worldwide network.

Google says it hopes laid-off furniture workers, most of whom never graduated from high school, will be among the 250 employees at two facilities on the 215-acre site, much of which was once a lumberyard.

 

Source: Google Is Reviving Hopes for Ex-Furniture Makers - New York Times

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