Most of the time, most of us need almost nothing: Wired on the success of netbooks

The Eee PC 901‘s battery life stunned me, but the shitty keyboard made me buy a Macbook as soon as I could – I probably should have bought an Aspire One in the first place. The current generation Atom CPUs are too slow to run modern, Javascript and Flash heavy web sites smoothly, but I agree with the article, we’re getting closer to what most people actually need for their personal computing.

[via:net.nyt]