Mind Mesh

In Gear Mesh I said

Google Gears will eventually make a dramatic change in the economics of the web – probably in ways Google may not have really anticipated. … Now that the genie is out of the bottle people will look to deploy other database servers locally …

David Van Couvering meshes these thoughts up with a fascinating scenario in which local storage combined with iTunes/Bonjour based zero-configuration networking enables people

…to build and use massive, secure, Internet-based data collaboration applications and services without ever putting a single byte of their data on Google’s servers.

Ouch.

Has Google let the genie out of the bottle?

Oh my!

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