[kwlug-disc] Private Cloud

Colin K colin at void11.com
Thu Jan 19 19:30:05 EST 2012

But in my mind cloud computing as it is now is a 50/50 between having a
"Dumb Terminal" and having a full blown computer.  You will in my mind
never really want to have a fully "Dumb terminal" but i myself am very
happy with the idea of persistant profiles between computers.  So i take my
settings everywhere all of my computers in my lan are in a sense a mini
cloud where i sync my /home/~ to all of my machines so that i have the same
experience on all machines that i have.

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Colin K <colin at void11.com> wrote:

> I would enjoy a http://www.waveprotocol.org/ as something that i would
> order up from a "Cloud".  For my usage i quite enjoyed wave for
> collaborative projects but google is discontinuing support.  Although the
> Apache group have adopted the project and are actively developing it as
> opensource.
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 7:03 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
>> William Park wrote, On 01/19/2012 1:57 PM:
>>  and nobody is going to convert
>>> working PC into dumb terminal.  But, who knows this time around...
>> What do you think the web browser is? e.g. Google docs. Accounting
>> packages, ... the list is getting bigger.
>> Be it on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
>> We're already there, and have been for some time. This paradigm change is
>> why the Intel Atom, et al, is so popular.
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