That barge in the bay may be Google's next data center

There’s a huge building being constructed in the San Francisco Bay and nobody seems to know what it is. Some are speculating that it’s a gigantic floating Google data center.

Something big and mysterious is rising from a floating barge at the end of Treasure Island, a former Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay. And Google’s fingerprints are all over it.

It’s unclear what’s inside the structure, which stands about four stories high and was made with a series of modern cargo containers. The same goes for when it will be unveiled, but the big tease has already begun. Locals refer to it as the secret project.

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