a: Data center ~
b: Oil Tanker of Information
What: One holds and dispenses large amounts of data, the other holds and transports large amount of oil. Both are are an essential features of modern life. Both have been massively scaled for efficiency. Both are a potential problem in that, they concentrate something that is very valuable in a single location and thus they become vulnerable to attack or other forms of malfeasance.
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Apr 13 2012 11:57 AM
# 1843 Critique Analogy