a couple of WOTY sleepers

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Jan 3 13:10:06 UTC 2009

At 1/2/2009 10:07 PM, Victor wrote:
>The latter has been in the press quite a bit, but, it seems, no one has
>any idea what it really means. Just this week, it was announced that
>Genentech decided to let Google run all its document services (i.e.,
>mail, spreadsheet, etc.) as a "cloud computing" beta test.

In this case, what "cloud" means must be the opposite of
"clear".  Outsource some part of your business operation, and no one
will be able to perceive how it's being done.  Somewhat like Madoff's process.


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