People are talking about the Internet morphing into a Cloud based technological organism, but it has always been a Cloud of sorts. It is just lately that we are all becoming part of the Cloud. Micro-blogging has erupted into an mainstream industry (and an engine of change), smart-phones have become full fledged Internet devices with phones, not just the cell phones with some pseudo-PDA functionality. In fact, I can leave my laptop at home for short trips and simply rely upon my iPhone for email and any other online communications such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Buried in the $800 billion economic stimulus package that President-elect Obama is pushing is a serious incentive package for our US communications companies to improve bandwidth speeds.