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Lessons Learned from Running My Own Cloud From My Kitchen (Clive Thompson)

From Wired comes a good opinion read on the author’s experiences and insights derived from setting up his own private cloud server using Tonido.

It’s Time for You to Take the Cloud Back From Corporations (Clive Thompson)

“…it’s a “personal cloud”: I own and run the hardware. The simple act of building and running it has given me a glimpse of a possible alternate future for the Internet. It’s an increasingly popular one too.”

“Another outcome: You realize that, holy Moses, putting stuff online is not rocket science anymore.”

“Granted, personal clouds create new problems. A blizzard knocked out my DSL for a day, taking my cloud with it. A house fire destroys not just your laptop but your cloud backup as well.”

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