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    • A Prehistory of the Cloud

    • By: Tung-Hui Hu
    • Narrated by: Steve Toner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We may imagine the digital cloud as placeless, mute, ethereal, and unmediated. Yet the reality of the cloud is embodied in thousands of massive data centers, any one of which can use as much electricity as a midsized town. Even all these data centers are only one small part of the cloud. Behind that cloud-shaped icon on our screens is a whole universe of technologies and cultural norms, all working to keep us from noticing their existence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great reflections on the evolving cloud

    • By Philo on 04-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95