Kids today

Peter Cochrane’s blog at often delivers some interesting insights. I liked his latest piece – Kids today – in which he describes how new generations of IT users have little or no understanding of older technologies (he gives an example of a wi-fi-savvy eight-year-old with no experience of connecting to a network).

I reckon we might, one day, be saying the same thing about software. Could we reach a point when Software as a Service (SaaS) or on-demand software becomes normal, and storing personal and corporate information in various secure online repositories is unremarkable?

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