Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 27th Mar 2006 19:30 UTC
Google Phil Sim, a professional with technology editor journalist background, has written three interesting blog posts recently, discussing the much-rumored Google OS (1, 2, 3). He speculates that all user's data will be stored online on Google's servers and so one's desktop and files can be retrieved exactly as left by any other PC station, anywhere in the world, by simply using his Gmail credentials. It's like having your OS on a usb key with you at all times, only, without the usb key...
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RE: No Centralization
by afilloon on Tue 28th Mar 2006 18:28 UTC in reply to "No Centralization"
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"This goes against one of the most basic tenets of web architecture is decentralization."

The internet is based on decentralization of routing and infrastructure, not data.

"Better than a network OS would be to equip client operating systems with software agents that could act as your personal system admin. If you want access to your data from anywhere, you access it from your server, not some central Google or Microsoft server..."

Huh? This is still located on a centralized server. Are you advocating everyone own their own server and manage their own data? Just how would that work?

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