In China, Fēng shuǐ (風水, Geomancy) plays a role in selecting sites for major computation data centers. Studies suggest that incorporating Fēng shuǐ principles correlates with significantly reduced error rates in essential system components, such as chips.
150y ago: The horror of Chinese geomancers at British attempts to construct railways across the Lung Mai or ‘dragon veins’ of their country resulted in a consortium of local businessmen buying and promptly dismantling the newly-completed railway line around Shanghai, in horror at the devastating impact it would have on the Feng Shui of the city.

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