Lately there’s a lot of talk about “Cloud Computing”. So what is Cloud Computing?. Quoting Wikipedia

Cloud Computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid

Google Trends is a great tool where you can see when “Cloud Computing” started gaining in popularity. Here’s a image grab from “Google Trends” which shows, that from late 2007, “Cloud Computing” searches have started increasing. Why “late 2007”?. Is this when the downturn in our economy started?

Twitter is another tool where you can see “Cloud Computing” popularity. This Google Maps Mashup maps out “Cloud Computing Tweets” from across United States and Western Europe.