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New Application Opportunities Mobile interactive applications Parallel batch processing The rise of analytics Extension of compute-intensive desktop applications “Earthbound” applications Source: “Above the Clouds - A Berkley View of Cloud Computing”, February 2009
Differential Privacy “A randomized function K gives –differential privacy if for all data sets D1 and D2 differing on at most one element, and all S ⊆ Range(K), where the probability space in each case is over the coin flips of the mechanism K.” Source: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/databaseprivacy/dwork.pdf
The Politics of Change Will social acceptance issues limit our ability to tap technology’s full potential ? How will concepts of corporate liability and personal responsibility evolve? What about privacy, security, identity: Will consumers and businesses continue to trade privacyfor a free lunch? What skills will be required to be fully economically productive? Can the developingworld catch up or does technology merely amplify the developed world’s existing advantages? Can enterprisesand regulators keep up? From: Jonathan Murray Worldwide Technology Officer Microsoft