- Daring Fireball: The Chair - "The biggest difference, though, was this: last year Apple didn’t yet understand the iPad. They knew it was good. They knew it had potential. But they didn’t know what it was. They had a sense that in the conceptual space between an iPhone and a MacBook there was uncharted, fertile territory. And they set for themselves a wise metric: the iPad would only succeed if it could do some of the same things a Mac can do, but do them better. If it wasn’t better in several important ways for several common tasks, it would not succeed. What they didn’t know last year was how people would use it, for real. They know now."
- Shaded Relief Archive
- Charlie Sheen Quotes As New Yorker Cartoons: Pics, Videos, Links, News
- Maps Over Time
- Hacker News | Man upgrades Windows 1.0 to Windows 7 (video) - Impressive. Fun to read the comments about backward compatibility too.
- The Moral Crusade Against Foodies - Magazine - The Atlantic
- When bad websites happen to good restaurants - The Boston Globe - "Restaurant websites are famously bad. They are easy targets for mockery — often user-unfriendly tools that feature Flash animation, embarrassing techno music, and menus that turn out to be PDF files, as you realize only once they start downloading. Meanwhile, basic information about location and hours is hard to come by, daily specials lists date to 2006, pages are permanently “under construction,’’ and the darn things won’t load on your iPhone."
- The Information by James Gleick: Review by Nicholas Carr - The Daily Beast
- 10 Old Ads That Would Be Banned Today | Business Blogs
Friday, March 04, 2011
Posted by Gordon Haff at 12:45 PM