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Feb 27, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edward Macnaghten)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
[ Thanks to Dave Guard for this
"Everyone likes pretty pictures. The newsagent's stand is now
crowded with glossy magazines, roadside advertisements glare out at
you as you drive along the freeway, you see a wondrous mosaic as
you look at all the packaging on supermarket shelves. Television
long ago replaced the radio as standard home entertainment and the
fact that you cannot judge a book by its cover doesn't prevent the
vast majority of the human population from doing so. The same
applies to computers now. The GUI (Graphical User Interface) or
'windows functionality' has become part of the machine that
everyone now takes for granted..."