iPad? You don’t need one

Absolutely not. You don’t need one. It’s not going to change your world. If you’ve got a smart phone, this is a bit different, but not so much so that you’ll change the world with one. If you’re a writer, it’s really easy to justify this thing as a powerful focusing tool as I’m finding …

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The iPad is retrograde

The iPad is retrograde. It tries to turn us back into an audience again. That is why media companies and advertisers are embracing it so fervently, because they think it returns us all to their good old days when we just consumed, we didn’t create, when they controlled our media experience and business models and …

iPad and Content Providers

A lot of things are clearer in this gorgeous new environment, except that part about turning the iPad into a cash register for media companies. viaThe Media Equation - To Deliver, iPad Needs Content Providers on Board - NYTimes.com.