“The fact is, in the bits-centric world where Moore’s Law and math-centric algorithms dominate, growth will be torrid for decades yet. And the unmet demand for gigabytes is astronomically bigger than for gallons,” Mills writes. “At their current employee-to-revenue ratio, if Apple grows to the employee-size of IBM today, it would approach $1 trillion in sales.
Mills writes, “What a world that would be: wireless pipes filled with bits lacing the planet, connecting every human to hundreds of thousands of supercomputing data-centers, with Apple at the epicenter. Wonder what HAL would think? “hese software innovators illuminate the future of computing, and Apple – and whatever we’ll end up calling the emerging post-Internet Cloud-centric era.”
Much more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]