Desktop PCs are What?

In three years time, desktops will be irrelevant. In Japan, most research is done today on smartphones, not PCs.
John Herlihy

I believe five years. But three is definitely possible. As I explained in June 21, 2009 post, “Iran and the Internet Democracy,” many of the social Web tools people take for granted today—Facebook and Twitter among them—are less than four years old.