Monday, November 7, 2011

Something will inevitably come along and take it from us ...

“History shows that popular technology is often supplanted by entirely new models.”

That simple observation, presented in a letter from Google Chairman Eric Schmidt to the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, summarizes Google’s single best line of defense against the blunt instruments of government regulatory dismemberment. You don’t have to fear our power, Google says, because something will inevitably come along and take it from us.

Well, that something is finally here. Her name is Siri.

Read full story from TechCrunch


  1. One statement in the post reminds of your presentation : When a technology comes along that eliminates the need to follow previously-required processes, we call it disruptive. There’s no other way to slice it

  2. Yes Gunjan. Though my experience in playing with Siri is not really amazing & it is due to my Indian english accent (thanks Vineet to point that out quickly) but for sure voice based interactions with web or devices will surely rule. And it is truly disruptive! We need to wait to see if it is apple's Siri or microsoft's Ziggy.