[TriLUG] Fwd: Why Limoncelli avoid using the term "Cloud Computing" ?
magnus at trilug.org
Thu Jun 16 16:56:24 EDT 2011
On Jun 16, 2011, at 10:44 AM, Carl Crider wrote:
> "*"Cloud" is what marketing and non-technical people use. I'm ok with that.*
> Funny. I can't imagine using those acronyms during a design call with 50+
> (tech & non-tech) people on the line.
> The sound of mouse clicks, and paper shuffling while they search for what
> was just said would be deafening.
I use the word "cloud" with open derision and sometimes air quotes. There should be social stigma attached to serious use of the term in such ambiguous context as is common today.
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