A 3-Minute Guide to Cloud Computing

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What the heck is cloud computing? "Unless you've been living under a rock, you're in the cloud," explains this quick tour of the applications and services that are changing how we work and play online.

The State of Cloud Computing was created by JESS3, a creative agency that specializes in data visualization and inventive ways of explaining high tech concepts. It was sponsored by Salesforce.com, a company that makes cloud applications, but also highlights other key players, including Amazon, YouTube, Dropbox, and Skype. 

For more videos by JESS3, visit http://jess3.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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