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Nick Carr, author of “Does IT Matter” and “The Big Switch,” helped us kick off the Structure 08 conference yesterday with a short and sweet message about the shift to cloud computing and why we need to think about the ethics of infrastructure. He also pointed […]

Nick Carr, author of “Does IT Matter” and “The Big Switch,” helped us kick off the Structure 08 conference yesterday with a short and sweet message about the shift to cloud computing and why we need to think about the ethics of infrastructure. He also pointed out our conference was being held in the week Bill Gates retires from Microsoft. Carr sees it as an end of one era of computing and the start of another. Watch his message on this video:

  1. [...] at Microsoft. The blogosphere has been going nuts about it. This is for sure the end of an era. Some have even gone as far as saying this is the end of the on-premise era. Ironically enough, Gates is [...]

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  2. [...] Malik, Friday, June 27, 2008 at 10:00 PM PT Comments (0) As noted author Nick Carr said in a video recorded for our Structure 08 conference, the retirement of Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates marks the end of an era for a certain [...]

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  3. [...] Malik, Friday, June 27, 2008 at 10:00 PM PT Comments (0) As noted author Nick Carr said in a video recorded for our Structure 08 conference, the retirement of Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates marks the end of an era for a certain [...]

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  5. [...] going to build a $100 million data center. The Sox Nation is home to Nick Carr, author of “The Big Switch,” arguably the most influential book on cloud computing and its revolutionary [...]

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  6. [...] it was going to build a $100 million data center. The Sox Nation is home to Nick Carr, author of “The Big Switch,” arguably the most influential book on cloud computing and its revolutionary [...]

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  7. Hello,
    What is the name of the company that is building a structure
    near the columbia River for cloud computing. I am interested
    in buying stock in it.
    Linda

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  8. [...] to our industry-leading Structure conference, we have been trying to cover what our dear friend and well known author Nick Carr calls – the big [...]

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