ANDY ORAM REPORTS

Vol. 22, No. 5,514 - The American Reporter - September 7, 2016

Andy Oram Reports: Free the Cloud (Introduction)
WEB SERVICES, CLOUDS, AND OPEN SOURCE: RESOLVING THE CONTRADICTIONS

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 13, 2010 -- Predicting trends in computer technology is an easy way to get into trouble, but two developments have been hyped so much over the past decade that there's little risk in jumping on their bandwagons: free software and cloud computing.

Andy Oram Reports: Free The Cloud - Part 1
DEFINITIONS: CLOUDS, WEB SERVICES, AND OTHER REMOTE COMPUTING

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2010 -- Technology commentators are a bit trapped by the term "cloud," which has been kicked and slapped around enough to become truly shapeless.

Andy Oram Reports: Free The Cloud - Part 2
WHY CLOUDS AND WEB SERVICES WILL TAKE OVER COMPUTING

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The tech press is intensely occupied and pre-occupied with analyzing the cloud from a business point of view. Should you host your operations in a cloud provider? Should you use web services for office work? The stream of articles and blogs on these subjects shows how the cloud is indisputably poised to take over the real world of computing.

Andy Oram Reports: Free The Cloud - Part 3
THE CASE FOR FREE WEB SERVICE SOFTWARE

by Andy Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Let's put together a pitch for cloud and web service providers. We have two hurdles to leap: one persuading them how they'll benefit by releasing the source code to their software, and one addressing their fear of releasing the source code.

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Introduction
INTERNET IDENTITY, ANONYMITY, AND ALL THINGS IN BETWEEN

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note:: In 1998, as we were completing our fourth year of publication, American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram, based in Cambridge, Mass., an editor at O'Reilly Media and member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR), began a series of extraordinary year-end reports on issues associatyed with the Internet's growing global influence.

Andy Oram Reports - Being Online: Part 1
HOUR BY HOUR, YOUR LIFE UNFOLDS ON THE INTERNET

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the first of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

But he that writes of you, if he can tell
that you are you, so dignifies his story

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Part 2
THE COOKIE THAT ATE THE COFFEE SHOP

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the second of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

What men daily do, not knowing what they do!

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Part 3
TRACKING YOU THROUGH THE WILD INTERNET

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the third of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

Thy self thou gav'st, thy own worth then not knowing

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Part 4
YOU ARE WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE - IF YOU SAY SO

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the fourth of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

Which is the natural man,
And which the spirit? who deciphers them?

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online: Identity & The Internet - Part 5
WHEN THE INTERNET KILLS

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the fifth of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

Haply you shall not see me more; or if, a mangled shadow.

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Part 6
BY YOUR NETWORK THEY SHALL KNOW YOU

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the sixth of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

So may a thousand actions, once afoot,
End in one purpose, and be all well borne
Without defeat.

Andy Oram Reports: Being Online - Conclusion
MANAGING THE MYRIAD ME

by Andrew Oram

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Editor's Note: After the Introduction, this is the last of seven parts of an exclusive, 9,000-word series on Identity & The Internet by American Reporter Webmaster Andy Oram.

A honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

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