It takes a moment of extraordinary clarity to walk away from someone, something, someplace that you are intrinsically attached to. It takes even greater discipline to keep moving forward and resist turning back. Especially when the road ahead remains unclear.
Sidenote: The Amazon S3 Outage a few days ago highlights one of the issues with IoT products that have their analytics, intelligence, and actuation in the cloud. Lots of customers could not open their garage doors, switch off their heating systems and other critical home conveniences when S3 went down.