Cycles of Data Centrality

Posted: May 1st, 2009 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I finally got some time to write on the idea of Cycles of Data Centrality - something I’ve been thinking and discussing with people lately. It tries to make the case that “even though individual technological components evolve in a really fast and unique pace, the way in which they interrelate and behave might follow some level of cyclical occurrence”.

Predictions always feel like empty promises and there can be no certainty on what the future holds. Is the Netbook a predecessor of a future class of dumb terminals entirely dependent on the Cloud? Is Cloud Computing really going to be the next big thing? If so, how long will it last? Will it prove to be a long lasting shift or will people grow increasingly wary of their privacy and lack of ownership and return to a similar model as we have today, and in the process instigate a fourth cycle?

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