Page ContentCloud Computing: What are the implications for the future?If you send and receive email, share photos or documents from your computer, or do your banking or shopping online, you are using 'Cloud' computing. Hotmail, Skydrive (now OneDrive), iCloud and Dropbox are all examples of cloud computing which we now take for granted.This is IT consumerisation; allowing an individual or a business can buy their IT the way they might buy any other subscription based product. Now we have the 'Internet of Things', the idea of everyday objects like cars and toasters being connected to everything else. What next?What are the wider implications for the future?As well as the many benefits of a more connected world, should we be concerned about a future led by terms such as 'Machine Learning' and 'Artificial Intelligence'.Further, what is the gap between what we believe and reality?Core are delighted to announce the support of a Gurteen Community Knowledge Café The Knowledge Cafés are learning communities which are run regularly by David Gurteen. Their purpose is to bring people together to learn from each other in order that they may make a difference.Gurteen Community Cafés are mini-workshops where the participants engage in the theme of the evening. They are about networking, knowledge sharing and learning from each other - not chalk-and-talk. The outcome for the participants is what they take away as individuals that they can act on and do differently To find out more contact Joyce Harmon (firstname.lastname@example.org) or register using the link above.