Since devices are becoming more open and programmable everyday, more innovation will happen. But operators and handset manufacturers do have a choice of speeding things up or slowing them down. Glad to see Nokia is trying to understand the successes of the past in order to facilitate the ones of the future.
"The industry would do well to reflect on these trends. If Ahtisaari is right -- and I think he is -- then the best way for the mobile industry to lift itself to the next level would be to encourage and foster a hacking culture around mobile technology and, moreover, to welcome it when it arises inadvertently."