...far more important was what companies and individuals did with the cheap and readily available electricity after the grid was constructed. The same, I'm sure, will be true of the infrastructure of cloud computing.In other words, where today we say "there's an app for that", in the 1900s we said "there's an appliance for that". Decades from now, our lives will be as different from today as today is from the time when light bulbs and electric motors began to proliferate. Imagine that!
Cloud computing, a modern analog to 120VAC electric service
I don't often repost without commenting, but I'll make an exception for this compelling analogy: There's an app(liance) for that. Quote:
By Unknown Posted Tuesday, December 08, 2009