Revenge of the mainframe nerds
At the beginning of seventies when microprocessors were introduced to the world very few could imagine that anything singular, small, or personal built on top of microprocessors could win over IBM 360 mainframe series. One could compute almost nothing with microprocessors and the enterprise world was overwhelmed by the promises of mainframe computers.
It took only a decade for personal computers, driven by passion of homebrew computer enthusiasts, to become the new paradigm of emerging swarm infrastructure. In the late seventies the spreadsheet application excited small businesses that personal computers will not be only toys for geeks and nerds. When, during the nineties, personal computers got all connected into world wide web it seemed that mainframe (centralized) paradigm lost the war against distributive, bottom-up, spontaneous, capillary dynamics of communication infrastructure build by individuals buying cheap computers on competitive free market of consumer electron