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Terrific Tech Trends on Our Radar

On Episode 63 of The Edge of Innovation, we’re talking with entrepreneur Greg Arnette, about some of the latest tech trends and gadgets that are on our radar.

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Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch AT&T Invent Cloud Computing in 1994

Who invented cloud computing? Some say it was Amazon in 2006. Others say it was Google a few years earlier. But it’s all a matter of perspective. We have video proof that cloud computing was really invented in 1994 by AT&T. In the classic promotional film above–complete with some snappy cartoon art–AT&T pitches something it calls PersonaLink Services. This was a kind of online platform that used artificial intelligence to remake our lives by way of emerging portable computers such as the Apple Newton and the AT&T EO Personal Communicator. But since that’s a little hard to wrap your around, AT&T pulled out the cloud metaphor–something that had long been used among networking and telecom types. “You can think…

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Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch AT&T Invent Cloud Computing in 1994

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