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Why the Cloud Is the Next Industrial Revolution

10/31/2013 9:06 AM Eastern

Robert Jenkins of AllThingsD writes why he thinks the cloud has set things up for the next Industrial Revolution.

He writes, "When the world started to trade power from steam, coal and natural gas as commodities, entire industries skyrocketed to new levels of innovation. For instance, power-fueled advancements in transportation and heavy machinery revolutionized agriculture, infrastructure and medicine, along with countless other industries, forming what’s now known as the Industrial Revolution. Fast forward nearly two centuries and, today, the cloud possesses much the same transformative potential for the 21st century."

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