Apple and Amazon want to store your music in ‘the cloud,’ while companies from Google to Microsoft to Zoho offer ways to wrangle your office documents there. But what exactly is the cloud, and is the time right to start using it? Technology experts Tony Bradley and Nicholas Carr look at the switch away from traditional desktop computing.
Tony Bradley is the editor and primary contributor to TechSpective. He’s based in Houston, Texas.
Nicholas Carr is a writer who has published books and articles on technology, business, and culture.