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The Borg Are (Indeed) Coming

A quick reading reco (and I very much encourage reading the comments this one has garnered. All 7 pages of them!) [update: now it’s 13 15 pages of comments.. quite a reaction!]

* Cloud haters: You too will be assimilated

You despise the idea of losing your individual computing power. You hate subscriber services. You don’t trust our security model or feel we are reliable enough. You don’t believe your connectivity will ever be good enough. It doesn’t matter: Your distinctiveness will be added to our own. We are the cloud. Do not resist us.Read more..

I guess I qualify as a “cloud hater”.. as yes, you will have to pry my powerful Desktops and software licenses out of my cold, dead fingers… The Privacy and Security issues are cause enough to run far, far, away from cloud computing.


Today’s quote:Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” ~ John Adams

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March 8, 2013 Posted by | advice, blogging, cloud computing, computers, Internet | , , , , | 4 Comments