re: What common programming concept has the wrong name? VIEW POST

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re: Cloud computing. In networking diagrams the "outside" network (usually the internet) is commonly shown as a cloud symbol. It is a network of unkno...
 

I mean, naming it "the cloud" wasn't done in the interest of describing the tech in the best possible way. It was named that specifically to help sell it to C-levels, because "the cloud" sounds more novel than "renting computers".

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