Web-OS and HandHeld Terminal - If the server is the cloud and the
VT-100 Terminal is your Tablet computer. Technically the OS is in the
Cloud. Think about it.
The term Web-OS was coined by me
as early as 2002 in a Post called "The Browser is the Operating
System" and In "Nomadic Computing" with the small image show far below.
Offline Slow Bloated Apps prone to virus and crashes are going to be
phased out in a few decades in favor of Web-Apps. But in 20-30 Years the
Desktop OS is also going to Commence its Departure.
foresee it is likely that future Hand Held Computers and PC may not
have an OS at all. The GUI will stream down from a Friendly
Neighborhood Computer Services Provider CSP.The Keystrokes and Mouse
will Stream Up to the CSP Servers. The CSP Server Farm of Mac-OSX,
Linux or Free BSD will serve the GUI and monitor your keystrokes. So no
OS means no Virus, no updates, no crashes, and unlimited hard disk
space at server. You can install your programs remotely and burn your
data on CD or Thumb-Drive locally. I think roughly 35% of productivity
loss is due to updates, virus, re-installation and Upgrades. This can
be brought down to 5% or even less. :~)
top Companies in the Technological Arena will be Internet Server and
Application Providers, The Unix based systems and php, python, java will
be well evolved for these changes.
Piracy of Software
will be a thing of the past, Server-OS or Server-Apps will be open
source and CSA "Computer Services Providers" will be the revenue models.
server OS remains, The Client tablet in your hand is just a Wireless
Networked Interactive Audio-Video player. In other words what you see on
the desktop is just an Mpeg and your mouse clicks on the screen are
transmitted to computers far away to show results in mpeg on your
The Tablet is A Pseudo-Analog Device. It is a
Duplex-Mpeg Player, the Mpeg goes upstream and downstream. The Mpeg is
in fact Mpeg-d or Mpegd means at a end of a Video-Burst a Single Digital
Word is encrypted for secure transmission of Mouse-Clicks and
You can Buy an P-Analog Tablet
Wireless-MMplayer from any vendor, Just choose the CSA Channel and
Log-In, Pay-up, You have your Computer, A very powerful One, There is no
OS, no Computing on tablet. Only real time Audio-Video Two way
transmission-reception. Your Portable Media Player is an high speed
super computer. You can pick a Tablet in Any Country at any Pace and
Login to your Remote Computer account and Logout. Throw or Break the
tablet your Computer is intact. You can Login a Mac account and later on
same tablet Check your Linux or Free BSD account.
a Decade old notes of mine or even more than a decade some of them.
These were published in my sites/blogs/forums and some of them may be
interesting and hence archived here. - Open Ideas like Open Source. They
have been cleaned, moderated and improved many times.
Ideas of delabs 1998 to 2008 - First Recorded around 2001 - Part of my Y2K Notes
ideas of delabs - id1035