Monday, August 10, 2009

Operating Systems - Big and Small

If you don't  like Microsoft, you'll like this:

If you don't like Apple, you'll like this:

And if you do like Google, you'll like this:

All three are big articles about big companies doing big things.

Now look at this blog:

Small articles about small people doing small things.

Linus Torvalds is the founder and leader of Linux. Linux is what is putting the mainframe out out of business. Linux is the operating system used by the web site you are reading this on. Linux is the operating system used to write this post.

I cannot really say or even imagine where this is all heading, but I am reminded of the title of a book famous in the 1970's:

Small is Beautiful

Waiting for my turn with Bill Sario - best Puerto Rican barber in San Francisco.

The San Francisco fog slithering between Alcatraz and Angel Island.