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Data Furnace

Data Furnace refers to the theoretical concept of placing servers in the basements of residential homes, apartments, and offices as a source of heat for those buildings. Since servers generate large amounts of heat, it was theorized that a Data Furnace could be a cheaper source of heat for people while helping large companies save money in comparison to running full-blown data centers.

If you find the concept intriguing, you can learn more about Data Furnaces in this Wikipedia article.

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