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Author Topic: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud  (Read 2454 times)

nudone

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xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« on: June 06, 2011, 05:30:16 AM »
xkcd, succinctly, demonstrates the problem with the cloud...

<img src="http://imgs.xkcd.com...comics/the_cloud.png" />

http://xkcd.com/908/

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2011, 05:32:02 AM »
:D

A lot of caching, oh lord...

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2011, 06:33:01 AM »
That line where he says "In the end they're all getting it here." is absolutely brilliant.  ;D

(Now that I've stopped laughing, I'm left with this uneasy feeling it might not be a joke. :o)

« Last Edit: June 06, 2011, 06:34:36 AM by 40hz »

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2011, 06:55:33 AM »
That line where he says "In the end they're all getting it here." is absolutely brilliant.  ;D

(Now that I've stopped laughing, I'm left with this uneasy feeling it might not be a joke. :o)

Yepper, same here...

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2011, 02:18:35 PM »
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There's planned downtime every night when we turn on the Roomba and it runs over the cord.

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2011, 02:31:51 PM »
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There's planned downtime every night when we turn on the Roomba and it runs over the cord.

I read that and didn't stop laughing for what felt like eternity. Thankfully I'm the only one home so no one came in to give me funny looks :D

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2011, 02:02:52 AM »
Hm, the guy running the cloud has a douchebag hat.

Appropriate.

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Re: xkcd - why we should fear the cloud
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2011, 06:46:32 AM »
Hm, the guy running the cloud has a douchebag hat.

Appropriate.

While I am reflexively inclined to agree ... I've not a clue as to the origin of that connection (/hat type). Any chance you can help me out so I don't have to Google the term at work... :)