Social Operating Systems

Tuesday, 12 February 2008

"It is all about relationships."

How often do you hear that at work? Successful people concentrate on relationships not process or technology. This CNET article suggests that it is a logical step to build an operating system around relationships and not around the file system. I wonder how long we will have to wait for this to become a reality? Facebook is about as close as I have seen so far, but of course that is not an operating system... or is it?

Thinktanks hail era of the 'social operating system' - ZDNet UK: "A recent study has asserted that the next generation of operating systems will link users to each other on an unprecedented scale as developers incorporate social networking into their platforms."

Posted by Robin Yellow at 11:40  


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