I guess I'm confused. I've got my own bias here and I think Jason does too. Bias might be a harsh word. Paradigm might be a little easier to swallow, but the results are the same; our outlooks are skewed due to our situation and experiences.
Jason appears to see work and life as the same thing. He probably works as much at home and on the road as he does in the office. Naturally, a portable device would be a godsend to someone like him. Rather than deal with 3 or more computing devices, he could have it all in one highly portable device. It's hard to imagine anything that could make his life easier.
However for folks like me this is a non-event, even a distraction from what I need. My job is one thing and my life is something else. So too are my computers. The two rarely cross paths, so any attempt to merge the two is actually detrimental to me. Besides, my personal computer is far more powerful than what I'm typing on right now and odds are anything portable would be too. The biggest move I've made toward portable was the purchase of a netbook back when the trend was new. It works well for work, but on a personal level, it is basically just a web browser.
So why am I confused? Well, I'm not sure if I'm in the majority or Jason or if there is an even split. Should I be paying attention to this and be ready for how it could be forced on me or just write it off as something of interest to "those people"?
Although my geeky side loves this stuff from a toy perspective, I honestly don't see this impacting either my work or personal life in the foreseeable future. Am I missing something?
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