The world is a restless place - and the internet world particularly so. But one should now remember that it's not more than a year ago the Steam client arrived on Linux, and from then until now it's become an *amazing* catalogue of games available for Linux.
The next chapter, and the grand test, is when SteamOS goes out of beta and into production. That's when we all got a reason to bite our nails and hope for the best. But until then there are every reason to celebrate where we have gotten so far.
whose "optimistic vision of a future" includes women wearing mini skirts and gogo boots.
To be fair, for a good many that's close to the very definition of an "optimistic vision".
Isn't this more or less precisely how the PS4 is designed? If my memory(!) servers me correctly I'd call this a pretty good design move by Sony, something that should potentially bode well for the longevity of that console, once the games are designed for this type of architecture.
Adapt. Enjoy. Survive.