Death of the Desktop (a video panel discussion)
Jun 05, 2010, 19:05 (2 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Marcel
Gagne for this link. ]
"All this flows very nicely into the discussion you are
about to watch.
"At this year's COSSFEST in Calgary, I took part in a lively
panel discussion titled "The Death of the Desktop", essentially a
free-for-all discussion on whether 'the cloud' will kill off our
beloved desktop. My fellow panelists included Aaron Seigo, Brad
"Renderman" Haines, Adam McDaniel, and Craig McLean. The whole
thing was taped and later edited (wonderfully, I might add) to
create the video you see below. Given that this was the last panel
of the two day event and that they gave us beer to drink during the
discussion, I should probably offer up a little disclaimer before
you proceed. If you are sensitive to such things, it's entirely
likely that you'll hear the occasional 'bad word'. I'm just saying.
You've been warned.
"Enjoy the show!"
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