Linked by David Adams on Sat 6th Sep 2008 14:34 UTC
Google Walter Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal, who has been testing Google's Chrome browser for a week next to the latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, concludes "With the emergence of Chrome, consumers have a new and innovative browser choice, and with IE8, the new browser war is sure to be a worthy contest." Many cloud computing enthusiasts are overjoyed with Chrome and call it the first cloud browser or even the basis for a cloud operating system.
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Comment by Coral Snake
by Coral Snake on Sun 7th Sep 2008 02:38 UTC
Coral Snake
Member since:
2005-07-07

I think that this whole "cloud computing" buzzword is just to put a misty gray "cloud" around the TRUTH that the government and the corporations want to eliminate the personal computer and go back to the old centralized "time share" rental system that existed in the days when the IBM Mini and Main Frame computers were the ONLY CHOICE in computing.

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RE: Comment by Coral Snake
by stestagg on Sun 7th Sep 2008 11:05 in reply to "Comment by Coral Snake"
stestagg Member since:
2006-06-03

See, the moment you said:

'the TRUTH that the government and the corporations'

you lost the respect of/credibility with most people who read your comment. You sound like a crazed conspiracy theorist, no matter what your message is, and this makes you immediately discountable in most peoples' eyes.

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RE[2]: Comment by Coral Snake
by sbergman27 on Mon 8th Sep 2008 00:29 in reply to "RE: Comment by Coral Snake"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

See, the moment you said:
'the TRUTH that the government and the corporations'
you lost the respect of

True.

Actually, there is a lot to be said for centralized administration. I'm a big believer in terminals on the desktop. Not sure I'd want the server on a cloud, though.

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