Episode 194 - The Cloud Cometh

07/09/20110 Comments

We are increasingly being encouraged to put our data on "the cloud"...but what does it mean that our information is being handled by third-party companies? This week we examine what the cloud really is and what it means for average internet users.

For listeners with limited bandwidth, you can download a small, low-quality version of this episode here.


Documentation - Steve Jobs announces the iCloud
Time Reference: 03:05
Description: The truth is in the cloud...and did I mention it "just works."
Link To: YouTube

Documentation - How Cloud Computing Works
Time Reference: 07:46
Description: Brief summary of what the cloud is and why people would want to use it.
Link To: HowStuffWorks.com

Documentation - Cloud Computing - Security and Privacy Challenges
Time Reference: 12:12
Description: Microsoft breaks down some of the security and privacy concerns of the cloud.
Link To: YouTube.com

Documentation - Introduction to Keystroke Dynamics and AuthenWare Technology
Time Reference: 20:31
Description: They can identify you by the rhythm with which you type on the keyboard.
Link To: YouTube

Documentation - How Lieberman Got Amazon To Drop Wikileaks
Time Reference: 24:38
Description: The truth is on the cloud...unless the government asks Amazon to remove it.
Link To: TPMMuckraker

Documentation - Infowars.com
Time Reference: 27:28
Description: Home page of Alex Jones.
Link To: Infowars.com

Documentation - The Age of Transitions
Time Reference: 49:10
Description: Home page of Aaron Franz.
Link To: The Age of Transitions

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