Tim O’Reilly writes:
I’ve been talking for years about “the internet operating system“, but I realized I’ve never written an extended post to define what I think it is, where it is going, and the choices we face. This is that missing post. Here you will see the underlying beliefs about the future that are guiding my publishing program as well as the rationale behind conferences I organize like the Web 2.0 Summit and Web 2.0 Expo, the Where 2.0 Conference, and even the Gov 2.0 Summit and Gov 2.0 Expo.
Ask yourself for a moment, what is the operating system of a Google or Bing search? What is the operating system of a mobile phone call?
I imagine people will be talking about this over the next few weeks. See full post.