Just as cheap power delivered over a universal grid revolutionized the processing of physical materials, cheap computing delivered over a universal grid is revolutionizing the processing of informational or intellectual goods. That's the premise of The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google, the latest book by Nicholas Carr, former executive editor of the Harvard Business Review.
In today's SearchDay, "Q&A with Nicholas Carr, author, The Big Switch," we asked Carr about some of the issues raised in his book, which explores the future of computing and its implications for business and society. Carr will also discuss some of those topics today during his opening keynote at SES New York.
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