[clug-talk] The State of the Art
gustin at meganerd.ca
Sat Dec 3 04:23:01 PST 2011
Most people don't actually care about local vs remote as long as it
does what they want. This is all just plumbing. You push a button
and it does what you want. The principle of TANSTAAFL means to me
that there will never be a single thing or a single way of doing
things. There are too many inherent drawbacks to each option. The
only thing that changes are the ratios.
On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 6:33 PM, Joe S <JoeS100 at shaw.ca> wrote:
> That was an interesting video.
> How far in the future is this happening?
> How far will this go? Won't people want to work on files on their
> computer without being connected to the internet, especially if
> that wasn't convenient or for personal documents.
> On Thursday 01 December 2011 10:42:53 am Shawn Grover wrote:
>> On 11-11-30 05:35 PM, Gustin Johnson wrote:
>> > Anyway, the whole debate is moot as the desktop is dead. I
>> > do not mean extinct but it is becoming irrelevant from a
>> > consumer point of view. I suspect the modern desktop is
>> > going to live on as a niche that is outside the mainstream
>> > consciousness.
>> your comments made me think of this:
>> http://youtu.be/sQzZVP1mua0 from 2010... Just ignore the MC.
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