4. The Cloud Economy—The Human-Economic Impact of Cloud Computing
Given the massive economies of scale inherent in cloud computing, what is the potential impact of the adoption of cloud computing on the global economy? Extending the argument even further, what is the potential for cloud computing to impact the path of human development?
In this chapter, we cover the following topics:
Looking beyond the short-term economic recovery implications, could the widespread adoption of cloud computing improve the lives of human beings on a global scale?
In this chapter, we examine the possible ...