The Giant OS

Man alive! I’ve never really thought about this particular point, and so, like the oft-mentioned lightbulb … it really clicked with me.

Dion Hinchcliffe writes about the Web 2.0 Mashup Ecosystem.

What really hit me square in the forehead was his looking at the web like a big giant OS. Awesome. It’s really mind-blowing for a yokel like myself. I mean, it’s pretty simple when it becomes clear. It’s not restricted to a single computer, hardware, software … it’s far greater than it’s parts.

Next I want to hear that the web has started to create it’s own little spaces in the fabric of reality. I mean … that’s the way my mind goes after reading this article. One more step along the path towards what writers dreamed of years ago.