Because you won’t have a “computer” in the current sense of the word. You’ll just be surrounded by a swarm of devices that give you access to your data whenever and however you need it
This is why there’s a stench of panic hanging over silicon valley. this is why Apple have turned into paranoid security Nazis, why HP have just ditched Microsoft from a forthcoming major platform and splurged a billion-plus on buying up a near-failure; it’s why everyone is terrified of Google:
The PC revolution is almost coming to an end, and everyone’s trying to work out a strategy for surviving the aftermath.
Este é o final de um excelente texto sobre a estratégia da Apple e sua pesada aposta no cloud computing. De tanto ver as empresas líderes se fuderem (Microsoft e Palm são bons exemplos), Steve Jobs tá se mexendo. E a recusa ao Flash, da Adobe, é só mais um sinal.