Monday, May 10, 2010

Dodging presidential scorn of the iPad | Nanotech - The Circuits Blog - CNET News

Hmm

The president prefaced his comments by saying that college graduates face a difficult economy, then added: "With iPods and iPads; Xboxes and PlayStations...information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than the means of emancipation."

That the president laments the impact of devices like the iPod, Xbox, and PlayStation is not surprising and echoes the sentiment expressed by computer pioneer and entrepreneur Max Palevsky.

Dodging presidential scorn of the iPad | Nanotech - The Circuits Blog - CNET News

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