Forget ‘the Cloud’; ‘the Fog’ Is Tech’s Future

“(online.wsj.com)– Whereas the cloud is “up there” in the sky somewhere, distant and remote and deliberately abstracted, the “fog” is close to the ground, right where things are getting done. It consists not of powerful servers, but weaker and more dispersed computers of the sort that are making their way into appliances, factories, cars, street lights and every other piece of our material culture.” Read more