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Personal cloud storage is all the rage, but suppose every new
house/apartment complex came with a big one wired and
fitted into a coolish utility area. Housing is typically built and
offered with basic appliances anyway, stove and oven, water
heater. Why not a cloud?
In this manner residences
could contribute to the overall
global storage. Perhaps ten terabytes per unit x 100 buildings
= 1 petabyte in that neighborhood. The homeowner/building
owner would get a utility credit for contributing their unit to
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||Installing a new computer near the heat of a stove or the wet of a water heater is not long run practical plan. A separate building near the community fail safely electric power backup generator or battery is a better location for your cloud.
||Was hoping for low level controllable weather.