Why Personal Clouds


Summary

This short slideshare makes the case for personal clouds. A personal cloud enables cooperating networks of products and services, makes every product a platform, supports intention-driven automation, makes the world your user interface, and transforms the way you interact with the world.

A year ago, we were talking about personal event networks and social products and services. Nothing wrong with those ideas—they are still part of what we're doing. But lately we've been using the name "personal cloud" to describe the whole concept. I've updated a slideshare that I use to introduce these ideas to use our more recent terminology.

A personal cloud enables cooperating networks of products and services, makes every product a platform, supports intention-driven automation, makes the world your user interface, and transforms the way you interact with the world.