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Cloud Computing and Mobility: Is iPhone the ODPH we're looking for?

Google thinks so. I obviously want more on that device but as you see, Phone is on a good start. Pretty soon we can all say good bye to all the desktop and other devices.

ODPH: One Device Per Human. This product, whenever produced in its totality will fulfill the needs while replacing all the devices that today bind (while loosely bound to one another) and prohibit us to work effectively and efficiently.

Here's what Google (or some of its staff) thinks about iPhone itself:


Google, however, has its upcoming Android mobile platform, which could become a formidable challenger to iPhone. Asked after his presentation whether he would switch to an Android unit, Glotzbach took a wait-and-see approach. "We'll have to see when it comes out. I use the best device that there is for getting what I need done," he said.

Glotzbach is not the first Google executive to tip his hat to iPhone recently. Rich Miner, Google group manager for mobile platforms, did so at the eComm conference in March but did temper his praise with some criticism.

Much of Glotzbach's presentation served as a pitch for the company's application technologies such as Chrome browser and Google Talk, which supports translation between different languages.

There are 500,000 businesses using Google Apps, which includes the company's in-the-cloud business applications, Glotzbach said. There are 3,000 businesses each day signing up for Google Apps, he said.


Like I said sometime back, we're about to witness some really revolutionary stuff soon.

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Whale Fall
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Dress me up in my new threads
clasp my greasy palms
grease my hair
I'm ready for the fall


Watch at all the decadence
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I'm slipping down
losing my buoyancy


What's become of us
where have we come
this far, this close
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I hear them, sublimal chants
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I am the king!


I'm the slave
to my own undoings
I'm the jester in my courtyard
We jest as we run


We're strolling on that thin rope
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Soon awaiting the fall
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