Mobile, desktop or cloud: Where does the future of open source lie?

O'Reilly Radar: "Three different technologies are fighting for the public's loyalty. First, you have the traditional desktop environment, which is still going strong. Then you have the new world of cloud applications, which offer access to your stuff anywhere you have a browser. And finally, mobile applications are becoming real alternatives to large-screen apps.

In the following Q&A, OSCON speaker and GNOME foundation executive director Stormy Peters discusses the risks of cloud computing, the continued importance of desktop computing, and the interesting relationship between new mobile form factors and free software adoption."

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