Kubernetes is Our Generation's Multics
Let’s start this post off with a bold claim: Kubernetes is Multics!
That is, it’s a serious, respectable, but overly complex system that will eventually [be] replaced by something simpler: the Unix of distributed operating systems.
Source: Summer Blog Backlog: Distributed Systems
I’d love something as simple as a shell that can run on lots of machines. That sounds like what the author may eventually be going for with Oil.