According to Ray Kurzweil
, who just gave one one of the keynotes at this year's JavaOne
, YOU will BE the cloud, enabled by the massive computing power, extreme miniaturization, and brain-embedded software of the not-too-distant future. His talk was streamed live this morning, and should be available shortly for on-demand viewing
. Plan to view it! He convincingly demonstrates the "inexorable" incorporation of computing into the human experience, including microprocessors in the brain, intelligent artificial blood corpuscles, and, ultimately, computers smarter than humans (pretty easy it would seem, given the extent of human stupidity!).
So, while you are still smarter than your laptop, check out Oracle's newest milestone on the road to total computer-aided awareness, the Exalogic Elastic Cloud