Search Engine as OS

If I asked you to name the internet’s dominant operating system, you’d probably nominate Linux, Windows or possibly Solaris. My answer would be none of the above. Increasingly, our most value-adding interface layer is Google—and our industry’s annals of operating system wars and browser wars are looking ever more like ancient history. It might seem odd to call a Web search engine an operating system, but look at the fundamentals.” Read the story at eWeek by Peter Coffee.

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  1. Michael A. Clem 2003-05-09 9:04 pm EST
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