The silhouettes in the back - the best monolithic operating systems there are. They might get you high for a while, but you hardly would want to live there.
Right in front, in the orchestra pit - is what i believe the emerging microkernels with lots of user processes. Some other weird experiments are there too, e.g. data-centric yard. These don't lack the embellished looks, but in there lays our future.
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