Linux is Truly Everywhere
Mar 10, 2008, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reuven Lerner)
"As hardware gets smaller and cheaper, we can expect to see
Linux in more and more unexpected places. Why is this, and how does
this benefit open-source developers?
"A few months ago, I was flying from Chicago to Tel Aviv. The
airplane was one of El Al's newly refurbished models, with
individual video screens and on-demand video screening. The
advantage of such screens is that they give each passenger a choice
regarding when and what to watch. So if you eat or fall asleep, you
don't have to worry about missing the movie; you can stop and start
it, just as if you had a DVD player or video-on-demand..."