The Notion of the File is Fading Away

The most interesting takeaway from a Wired article on Box’s move to include collaborative editing in its file sharing service:

“…what’s happening now is that the applications are becoming the primary portals to our data, and the notion of the file is fading away. As Levie indicates, you never browse a PC-like file system on your phone. You access your data through applications, and so often, that data resides not on your local device, but on a cloud service somewhere across the net.”

Read the article.