Keyword Descriptions


Weather
Is cloud computing stable in bad weather? On Earth, common weather phenomena include wind, cloud, rain, snow, fog and dust storms. Other events include natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, typhoons and ice storms. Although outages are technically possible, cloud computing is protected by the weather much more than other types of data connections.


Social Media
The cloud has allowed social media to flourish across more websites, more easily than it ever has. What is social media? It refers to the use of web-based and mobile technologies that turns communication into an interactive dialogue.


Cloud Computing
The delivery of computing as a service rather than a product, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices as a utility (like the electricity grid) over the internet or other networks.


Music
The growth of cloud-based music streaming services has exploded over the last few years. Where will it go from here and what are the major players doing in this space?


Innovation
How will we store info in the future, and what new technologies are enabling us to plan a complete shift in how we connect and communicate with each other?


Visual Arts
This is a category that normally evolves slowly, but what can cloud computing offer to visual artists? From drawing on an iPad, to instant uploading across many sites, artists are learning how to mix new technology into their crafts.


Media
Amazon, Google, Apple, Conference Manager and many others are taking advantage of the cloud to bring all media types to the masses, anytime and anywhere. Lives will become more digital as a result - but how?


Transportation
How will transportation be affected by cloud computing? The need for transportation may be less, with more immersive digital experiences to be shared by many regardless of location. However, the cloud is making transportation smarter through better access to information for commuters.