by Simon Biles
"We are operating in a field that has only been around for, by all counts ( ok, let’s leave Babbage out of it ) not even a century, yet we seem to have run out of innovation. It’s a bit embarrassing actually – we cover it up nicely by making things a bit smaller, or a bit shinier – but really we’re all aware of the fact that, nice as these superficial improvements are – we’re no closer to innovation than a fresh coat of paint on a room is to a Van Gogh.
I’ve known this for a while – not that it stops me from wanting shiny things – but it really came to my attention with “cloud computing”…"
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