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Going on holiday to space sounds like a dream more typical of science fiction than real life. Now that private space flights are taking off, thanks to tycoons like Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson, will tourist accommodation in orbit be the next step?
Tech giants have located their data centres in chilly and sometimes unexpected locations—from an old mine in Norway to a Cold War nuclear bunker. Microsoft's strategy is to store its data on the seafloor. But are underwater data centres more efficient than those on the surface?
98% of all international Internet traffic flows through an immense network of undersea cables. This infrastructure crosses seas and oceans all over the globe to connect countries such as China and the United States, Portugal and India or South Africa and Malaysia.