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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The AI Boom Could Use a Shocking Amount of Electricity

Every online interaction relies on a scaffolding of information stored in remote servers—and those machines, stacked together in data centers worldwide, require a lot of energy. Around the globe, data centers currently account for about 1 to 1.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-ai-boom-could-use-a-shocking-amount-of-electricity/