The world is adopting smartphones, and for many young people and many people in the developing world, this will be one of their first computing devices. But we shouldn't give up on the power of the tethered web. The power of large screen real estate. The power of a keyboard.
Earlier this year, Digg founder Kevin Rose announced he was launching a new incubator, called Milk, to develop mobile apps. Today, at Web 2.0, he introduced the first of those, Oink, which he described as a tool that lets people "rank, compare, and share things, but not places."