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The Next Level of Convergence?

Dec 23, 2009, 16:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Ableson)

"Now that my immediate concern of data loss was in the rear view mirror, my mind moved to my current situation. My data was in good order, but I didn’t have another laptop into which I could slide the hard drive.

"As I walked around the office looking for a surrogate machine to house my disk drive, I mused that an increasing amount of the work I do on a day-to-day basis is actually done on remote servers anyway. I just use the laptop for a keyboard, mouse and monitor — not exactly cloud computing, but approaching that.

"For instance, this article is written via a web form online — no word processor required. Thankfully spell-check is included."

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