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RIP Steve Jobs

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Marrying Tech and Art

In a funny way, the Mac played the same role for me that “Catcher in the Rye” or “Easy Rider” played for earlier generations: Experiencing it expanded my consciousness in ways that took me years to fully understand. Almost all my engagements with the technology world since then—the books I’ve written and the websites I’ve […]

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iPad Coverage Oups

Some articles concerning the iPad that I’d thrown in a text file in the hopes of writing something about but completely forgot. So as much for my own archive as to show you, here they are: As an industry, we need to understand that not wanting root access doesn’t make you stupid. It simply means […]

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Here on Gilligan’s Isle

I’m not saying you want an iPad or need one (or any of the upcoming tablets) — I don’t get commission. I’m just saying, what’s the big deal? It’s a computer and television and radio and newspaper and book and magazine and game console and Internet the size of a piece of paper and the […]

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This is how Apple rolls

They take something small, simple, and painstakingly well considered. They ruthlessly cut features to derive the absolute minimum core product they can start with. They polish those features to a shiny intensity. At an anticipated media event, Apple reveals this core product as its Next Big Thing, and explains—no, wait, it simply shows—how painstakingly thoughtful […]

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