Honestly, I feel that if we all shared resources then the people with the most to start with would lose the most. All of us have the top ten percentile of performance for computers, so others with lesser systems would be benefiting from our performance. I don't know if I was understanding the article correctly, but it seems this is the idea they want to get across.
All of these ground-up designs have one fatal flaw- they are "regulated" and "secure". For me, this seems like it could be a huge information problem when one body has access to everything. Just like in Linux, I would also not like access to the root account on the next Internet.
Wow. Three Glenn beck fans in less than two pages of posts? I might have to rethink my love of OCN... I had no idea it was chock full of... never mind. I'm not trying to hijack this thread and start a flame war.
I was thinking the same think. Eh, let's just go back to watching FOX and call it a day.