Mobile Computing

The trend in computing is to be more and more personable. When you went from a mainframe to a PC, what was compelling about that was that it was accessible to more people. Then from a desktop to a laptop, it was not just accessible to more people, but accessible in more places. And this was the beginning of mobile computing.

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The Component Smart Phone and Why It Will Fail.

Today TechCruch covered a direction Motorola is taking with a project called Ara. The idea here is that a smart phone can be broken up into individual components and you can buy each of them individually. This looks really intriguing from a business perspective as well as the perspective of a technologist such as myself. However cool this idea is, I think it is doomed to failure.

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