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Nayan B. Ruparelia

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262529099

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.001.0001

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Afterword: What the Author Thinks

Afterword: What the Author Thinks

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Cloud Computing

Nayan B. Ruparelia

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This chapter discusses some economic, moral, and social issues that technology, IT, and especially cloud computing bring up. Many of these issues are intractable, and this chapter’s objective is to inform you of the role that technology is playing in shaping our society and world. In particular, the following topics are outlined: tool for democracy; the rich-poor gap; personal information and security; productivity; business scalability.

Keywords:   Rich-poor divide, Personal information and security, Productivity, Automation, Business scalability

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