And the data doesn’t have to always flow toward the client. Just as you can bend parts of the human web to your will (by posting on your weblog or buying a book), you can write clients that modify the programmable web. You can use it as a storage space or as another source of algorithms you don’t have to write yourself. It depends on what service you need, and whether you can find someone else to provide it.
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