Nicholas Carr: Democratizing Computing Power

In what ways does cloud computing empower individuals and businesses?

The impact of social communities like Facebook and Twitter and web-enabled devices and applications that leverage the power of the cloud is already apparent.

Watch as Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, discusses how cloud computing is democratizing computing power. Just as the PC revolution gave each of us access to a computer, cloud computing gives each of us access to a data center. How will you tap into the power of the utility computing grid?

  1. Innovation – Beyond the Infrastructure (3:30)
  2. Democratization of Computing Power (1:55)
  3. The Explosion of Apps (2:08)
  4. The Convergence of Media & Entertainment and Software (3:08)
  5. Big Data vs. Right Data (2:19)