Some -- but not much -- of the mystery fogging the purposes of two barges owned by Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) has been lifted by the company. A statement the Internet giant's press department sent The Motley Fool reads, in its entirety:
Google Barge ... A floating data center? A wild party boat? A barge housing the last remaining dinosaur? Sadly, none of the above. Although it's still early days and things may change, we're exploring using the barge as an interactive space where people can learn about new technology.