There is no “Cloud”: There are only Other People’s Hard Drives.

How many other programming-culture buzzwords could be similarly decomposed?

I find it interesting that PGP never caught on, yet storing one's personal information on disks belonging to strangers has.

This entry was written by Stanislav , posted on Friday July 31 2009 , filed under NonLoper, SoftwareSucks . Bookmark the permalink . Post a comment below or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

2 Responses to “There is no “Cloud”: There are only Other People’s Hard Drives.”

  • Soren_Tycho says:

    Other People's Hard Drives...

    There is no 'Cloud': There are only Other People’s Hard Drives....

  • Alex Dowad says:

    I love this title! The prevalence of the "cloud" buzzword in software has led to a lot of fuzzy thinking. I remember one project where another dev suggested that since our MySQL queries were too slow, we should move the database onto a "cloud" MySQL service provided by Amazon.

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