Monthly Archive: January 2010

Jan 29 2010

Rise of the iPad, Fall of the Book

computer12

I have two thoughts about the new Apple iPad.  Concerning its viability, I think that it will be hugely popular despite the widespread public disappointment that greeted its unveiling.  The iPhone was a technological (and ultimately social) game-changer, and most expected the iPad to follow suit.  The truth is that the iPad will instead be …

Continue reading »

Jan 19 2010

Square Pegs, Round Holes

I found, in deleting my old and very embarrassing blog, a little poem I wrote in high school:  You say I’m blind.  But am I?The feelings might yet exist.But in the face of such denial,my hopes and dreamsdon’t stand a chance.With a heavy heart, I realize:My strongest weaponsto fight away the dark despairare insubstantial mists;ghosts …

Continue reading »