"Back in the days of the Cold War, defense analysts would carefully scrutinize the reviewing stand during May Day festivities. The theory was that the Kremlin gave out clues as to which senior officials and which government and military departments had fallen in and out of favor by how closely they stood to the General Secretary of the Party.What to look for from Google IO confab - Chicago Sun-Times
If Google IO were a May Day reviewing stand, a 7” tablet would be waving at the tanks and missile launchers and standing right next to Brezhnev. The Chrome browser would be a few more bodies away, but still in every frame of the TV coverage. Chrome OS would be at the gates of the building, angrily waving an invitation at an impassive guard and shrieking that he is, too supposed to be up there."
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
What to look for from Google IO confab - Chicago Sun-Times
Closing paragraphs of an Andy Ihnatko Google I/O preview