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iPad and Me

I was reading this article on the iPad and Windows at Paul Thurott's site. Understanding iPad http://ping.fm/QjsymAnd watching all the hype around the arrival of the "magical" device in Canada and around the world. As Paul mentioned it is promoted as"a revolutionary device" aimed at key computing scenarios only--"browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more."
Sort of what I'm doing now - with my tablet PC's and smartphones. I've been keeping a low profile on the mac vs PC fan boys firefights and staying neutral on this.
I've always been neutral on the Mac vs PC stuff. When I was DiT at Stentor - we had to support both platforms - so I was always a platform agnostic. (other than those Linux geeks hiding in the server farm who didn't want any support from the IT guys and thought they could run the network better than the engineers w…

Quote of the Day - Ludwig von Mises – on Socialism

From Mises' 1944 book Bureaucracy.The champions of socialism call themselves progressives, but they recommend a system which is characterized by rigid observance of routine and by a resistance to every kind of improvement.  They call themselves liberals, but they are intent upon abolishing liberty.  They call themselves democrats, but they yearn for dictatorship.  They call themselves revolutionaries, but they want to make the government omnipotent.  They promise the blessings of the Garden of Eden, but they plan to transform the world into a gigantic post office. Found at Palin and the Leftist Elites – read it all here