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What Is This “Cloud” Thing?

Over the last few months, since the “cloud” term started appearing in advertisements, the internet, iPhones, etc. I’ve been asked on more than one occasion; what is the “cloud” and why are people making such a big deal out of it?

Here is my quick and non-technical response to these two very good questions.

The simple answer is the internet and the cloud are the same thing. Continue reading