Decline of the personal PC

November 6, 2007 at 10:47 pm 1 comment

Interesting post from Paul Madsen pointing to an article in the Globe and Mail about the diminishing role of PCs in Japanese homes. Put it down to the rise of powerful gadgets like mobiles, gaming consoles, etc.

The article says, “Japan’s PC market is already shrinking, leading analysts to wonder whether Japan will become the first major market to see a decline in personal computer use some 25 years after it revolutionized household electronics – and whether this could be the picture of things to come in other countries.”

This is bad news for German law enforcement authorities. Their Stasi 2.0 plans of using Trojans to conduct covert surveillance will now need to increase scope and budget.

Advertisements

Entry filed under: government, identity, network, privacy, strategy.

UK backtracking on ID cards? NZ Police and YouTube

1 Comment Add your own

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


This blog is no longer updated. See the About page for more info. I'm currently active on Twitter.

Follow me on twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Feeds


%d bloggers like this: