Cheers to 76 Years of Cloud Computing

RICHARD DOLAN | September 27, 2016

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Recently, Motherboard published an article on the surprising amount of time the concept of the cloud has been around. Given its rapid rise into mainstream public consciousness, one may think that the cloud is a recent technological development, but it’s actually much older than most believe. The article noted that the very first cloud computing demonstration took place in September of 1940, meaning the cloud just celebrated its 76th birthday. To celebrate 76 years of cloud technology, let’s take a look back at the technology’s beginnings, and how far it has come.

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