Sat, 24 June 2006
In the mid 1990's Oracle and Sun Microsystems developed and promoted
the concept for a Network Computer (NC).
Unfortunately, the revolutionary idea did not make sense offering a
fraction of the functionality provided by a regular Personal Computer (PC), at
a similar purchase price and the networks of the day could not support it. Recent
developments, including greater adoption of high-speed internet, a new
programming model for web-based user interfaces called