Safety and Sales in the Skies: How the Cloud Can Rescue Black Friday Cumulonimbus are storm clouds. These thick masses of daunting cotton carry rain, hail, and thunder. My mind always turns to these threatening presences during Thanksgiving season, where the retail world’s annual cumulonimbus — Black Friday — dares to strike. The grandest shopping date of the year, Black Friday traditionally occurs the day after you roast and devour your turkeys. Black Friday deals are legendarily rock-bottom. 50% of this, 80% of that. Anxious Christmas shoppers love loading their carts with almost obsessive-compulsive glee. But this day is not
Taking “Cloud Computing” Too Literally: Hilarious Comments by Indian Anti-Graft Crusader Cloud computing is a serious issue, and with nanotechnology and biotechnology, promise to transform human civilization over the next few decades. However, even when discussing such serious business, we occasionally come across moments of hilarity that grab our attention. Regular readers of this website may remember my earlier attempt at humor writing on the occasion of All Fool’s Day (April 1) (See: Cloud Computing Without The Internet – Is It Possible?); however, what I am about to narrate today is not a figment of my imagination but all true.