Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 20:01 UTC
Google Google has just unveiled its Chrome OS operating system during a press event at the company's headquarters, and it's pretty much exactly what we expected it to be: a streamlined Linux kernel booting straight into the Chrome web browser. The code is available starting today.
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RE[3]: Good for...
by phoenix on Fri 20th Nov 2009 16:09 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Good for..."
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I wonder how "I'm sitting in the garden. Reading a book" [Random friend X likes it] --> "Enjoy your book." --> "Nice having some leisure time. Wish I was there." --> "Is the book any good?" --> "Barnes and Noble are having a sale." is enough for some people.

There is no longer any exchange of ideas, nor talk about feelings or the deeper stuff of life. I guess I'm a dinosaur and I feel threatened by the birth of Homo Superficialis.

When your closest friends and family members have all moved away to different cities, it's nice to be able to stay in touch at that level. It brings back a bit of "normalcy" since it makes it seem like they are still close by. It's also easier than being on the phone with them for 8 hours a day.

Granted, I've never understood people who live in the same city, even in the same neighbourhood, doing the same. If you're that close by, just pop on over for a visit.

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