Von Neuman Game of UIT
current UIT situation can be viewed as a Von Neuman Game of player coalitions:
monopolizing tendencies in SW Industry:
trade secrets, keeps user-relevant system information and modification
potential locked up in proprietary and encrypted formats.
vast, unsophisticated User Community who is served by WIMP UIT
common denominator translates into largest customer base.
Configuration, Modification, Adaptation, Transparency of SW
of lone ranger activities for power users:
SW Foundation, GNU, Linux, Open Source, BeOS