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Taran Rampersad's Blog Paraphrasing Einstein, the future will not be created at the same level of thinking which created the past and the present. In Hugh Macleod's 'The Cloud's Best-Kept Secret', he writes: "...Nobody's saying that one day a single company may possibly emerge to dominate The Cloud, the way Google came to dominate Search, the way Microsoft came to dominate Software." Tim O'Reilly recently published Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing - and for a passive read, it makes sense in the grand scheme of things. But when you take some things to task, as Nicholas Carr does, there are many questions that can and should be asked. This is a good thing. For example, the concept of Power Law - even described in Web Science: Studying the Internet to Protect Our Future (Nigel Shadbolt and Tim Berners-Lee; Scientific American) - is seemingly generalized to many things withou... (more)