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Sunday, May 14, 2006
Some feel looking at the disruption happening in this convergence age,that this is going to be the most disruptive period in the past 50 years. It appears that practically every machine in the wide realm of communications - every gadget that sings, talks, beams images, or messages - will sport a powerful computer and a network connection. And every bit of digital information, whether it's a phone call, a song, a Web page, or a movie, will flow among these machines in the very same river of data.. The dramatic shifts ahead are likely to shake up age-old concepts at the foundation of our economy. This as the linked article shows open up interesting questions and possibilities - In the coming markets of moving bits, who owns what? Will people buy their programming and machines? Or will they rent and subscribe? Innovative companies will sort out these questions, leading the way in building new business models for the coming age. Clearly, those who figure out how to reach through the networks to deliver customized information and services will be the architects and kings of the converged economy. Craig Barrett,said sometime back,"After 20 years of talking, this so-called convergence of computing and communications is happening"
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