Bill Bennett


Network for Learning says
‘moving to the cloud’ is on the to-do list for many New
Zealand schools. Here’s the first of a series of posts I’ve
written for the N4L blog that aim to demystify the cloud and
how to make use of it. It’s written for a non-technical
audience.

“Cloud computing is using remote computers for
jobs that were once done by local machines.

We call
it cloud because the computers are somewhere else on the
internet. Most of the time you don’t need to know where
they are.

When the idea was first
developed, people would draw diagrams to illustrate how it
worked. They used pictures of clouds to show the remote
computers could be anywhere. The image and the metaphor
stuck.”

Read more at The
Cloud
.

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(Excerpt) Read more Here | 2019-04-16 00:50:00
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