jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Tue Feb 20 20:40:45 CET 2007
mathew davis writes:
>It's funny that you mention that I am only 24 so I guess I would fit in the
>youngster category. I don't even know what usenet is. I guess
usenet is a huge, distributed bulletin board system with topics groups
on every conceivable (and many inconceivable) subject. If you're
familiar with Google Groups, that's actually a huge usenet server with
a really, really bad interface.
>phones are starting to be the great meadator of communication between
>generations, you can e-mail now, SMS, or call. You can even use the GPS to
>show up at their door step. Funny how things are starting to merge together
>huh. Computer programs, internet programs, and phone programs. I bet in 5
>- 10 years there won't be a distinguishable difference between the
I believe you're exactly right. I'm a little surprised it's taken
this long; when I saw my first PalmOS phone in something like 1999 I
thought the convergence was just around the corner.
A friend of mine mentioned the other day that his Windows Mobile phone
works just like his PC: he turns it on, the keyboard locks up, he has
>That's why I think this phone is so great. It is the start of the
>integration. Soon people will just have data associated with them. And
>they can access it from anywhere at anytime. I am excited to see where this
>OpenMoko and the OLPC things take us.
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