01 April 2010

The iPad Launch: Can Steve Jobs Do It Again?

by Stephen Fry. for me, my iPad is like a gun lobbyist's rifle: the only way you will take it from me is to prise it from my cold, dead hands. See also reviews by David Pogue (New York Times) and Walter Mossberg (Wall Street Journal) and Steven Levy (Wired). On BoingBoing, Apple's iPad is a touch of genius by Xeni Jardin and Why I won't buy an iPad (and think you shouldn't, either) by Cory Doctorow. Nicholas G. Carr disagrees with Doctorow (and Zittrain) in The iPad Luddites. In Slate, Tim Wu is anti while Farhad Manjoo is pro. See also Ars Technica reviews the iPad (detailed review) and Why the iPad is the Future of Education (and Porn) (Huffington Post) by Stephen Balkam.