"The world will only need five computers"
attributed to Thomas J. Watson, IBM
"640 kilobytes is all the memory you will ever need"
attributed to Bill Gates, Microsoft
"There is absolutely no need for a computer in the home"
attributed to Ken Olsen, DEC (once a leading minicomputer manufacturer)
1. What if all the computers in the world become connected. Are they now one?
2. What if each computer in the world only had 640k and they were all connected. Isn't that all you need?
3. What if you had an appliance in your home that talked to this computer. No more need for a computer in your home.
The grid is an interesting concept. (What is the Matrix??)