A perspective on the ubiquitious computing ideas (originally of Xerox PARC) expounded by Sun Microsystems's Glenn Scott. The ideas revolve around making networking and file storage public utilities where you can just plug equipment into a network socket like you plug electrical equipment into an electrical socket.

The aim is to create dynamic virtual networks or supernets. with "no distinguishable difference between being in HP's conference room or in my office, or at home, or at the beach, or in New York," (MIT Techreview)

The big push behind this idea is to remove the necessity of building corporate and individual networks. Instead you dynamically allocate the packet transmission and file storage (disks) as you need them.

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