Once upon a time, you couldn’t get fired for buying IBM. We all used to use Internet Explorer. And today, many of us still think that Windows is the only business desktop. But just as IBM and IE are no longer unassailable, I think the days of the Windows business desktop hegemony may be numbered.
No, I don’t think my beloved Linux is finally going to become the desktop of choice. What’s going to start to loosen the Windows desktop stranglehold is a combination of factors.