There is a business model battle going on in plain sight that will largely determine our computing future. It’s one that I touched on in my book Broken Web: The Coming Collapse of the Internet in 2012.
Even now, the battle is far from over. However, enough companies and institutions – not to mention regular folks – have bought into “cloud computing” that it makes sense to revisit the topic.
Particularly when economic warfare is likely to expand as opposition hackers – state actors, really – take aim at critical American infrastructure.
Little things you might now miss: Food distribution, energy pipelines, the banking system, cell phones, and more.
The good news? There are some software players – with very good products – that are becoming aware of the underside of the cloud. Which is more than gray…
First, a few headlines and some eyefuls of ChartPack to get us going on this mid-week edition. Starting as expected with the ADP Job numbers just out…,