Scared ya for a minute? One morning you may wake up to update your blog*spot blog. As you sign in, a pop up box will appear bearing the news that the popular blogging platform will be discontinued in a few months. Of course you will have the option to download your blog in XML format.

What’s that? You don’t think it could happen? Neither did fans of Google Reader, the popular Gmail feature being retired shortly. Neither do those who use iGoogle. They are about to be dealt the same hand.

I’m still having trouble understanding why people get so choked up over decisions that really are out of their hands. It’s akin to being angry at God for sending a rainy day. Thinking you have any say or control over what a media entity decides borders on the ridiculous.

Read my article Farewell, Google Reader and weep! And if you still think “Cloud Computing” is a good idea, read this: