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Big Energy, Big IT, Big Denial

Sep 30, 2008 |

Although I’m not the first one to say it, I’m going to say it nonethess: Larry Ellison has a point about cloud computing being “gibberish.” But what Ellison — like oil and coal stalwarts in the energy sector — fails to understand (or refuses to acknowledge publicly) is that the long-term benefits of “fashionable” trends like clean energy and cloud computing are so strong they all but guarantee success.