Throwback: Not the Future We Want (Premium)


Ten years ago this week, I observed that the future of computing was in the cloud and that Google was outperforming Microsoft. This is interesting timing because, in my recent assessment of Microsoft’s more recent efforts for developers, I noted that it continues to push proprietary solutions instead of open source and open standards.

Here’s a look back at this editorial, which was published just after Google I/O 2010, along with some accompanying notes and commentary.

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