Sesame Street, Captain Kirk and the Post-PC Era
By Steve Glissman | Oct 24, 2011 | Blinky Fun, Insights
Whether we like it or not, we are living in the Post-PC Era. Evidence abounds everywhere. This past week, Cisco announced their new Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI). You might have read about this release on your iPhone as you waited in line for the newest model. Perhaps you read it on your tablet that is VDI ready by VMware.
In light of the recent passing of Steve Jobs, I have found myself looking both forward and backward at technology. New advances in video technology, collaboration and mobile computing demonstrate that the future is now, and that future means moving away from the restrictions of the PC Era. At the same time, I find myself looking back at where we have come from.
I found two great examples below to give perspective in where we have advanced in the last thirty years. Good bye PC Era. It’s been a good ride.