Facebook Shatters the Computer Server Into Tiny Pieces

Since you last saw Frank Frankovsky, his beard has grown to epic lengths. And it suits him. As the man at the center of Facebook’s Open Compute Project, Frankovsky spent the last two years rethinking the very essence of the compter hardware that runs the company’s massive social network — and sharing its ever-evolving data center ideology with the rest of the tech world. He’s a kind of hardware philosopher. And now he looks like one too. roz tilefona