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Every day, I spend anywhere from 90 minutes to 2 hours on public transportation (round trip). A few times a year, that can double when the trains are disrupted by fires, tornadoes, etc.
I usually drag a mess of printed flotsam and detritus — a newspaper or 3 back and forth (NYT, WSJ, FT), as well as printouts of various research PDFs, and articles, blog posts, along with the occasional book or magazine.
It gets to be a messy, I’m sure its wasteful, and in general, its a pain in the arse.
I’m thinking of getting an iPad. I played around with the first gen pads — I could see using it for newspapers, PDFs, ebooks, and other reading. They are heavier than I expected, with no multi-tasking — i.e., reading a PDF AND listeningto music simultaneously.
My inclination is to wait for iPad Gen 2 before shelling out $599. I expect that one will be faster, with more storage and the new Retina displays.
Any insights as to what is coming down the pipeline from Apple (or their competitors)? Am I silly waiting for Gen II. I am guessing they will be out in Q1 2011 . . .
The Solaris is a sustainable sun shading system designed by industrial designer José Vicente. The system has been conceptualized to provide a new working/leisure space that allows individuals to work in the open air at any place of their choice. The Solaris sun shading system is equipped with photovoltaic panels allowing users to charge their…Read More
BNN speaks to Diane Brady. senior editor, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Barry Ritholtz, CE and director of equity research, Fusion IQ.
Did I just smoke a fattie? I don’t recall . . .
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Headline : September 16, 2010 : Panel – Part One [09-16-10 12:15 PM]
This looks better (sober). . .
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Headline : September 16, 2010 : Panel – Part Two [09-16-10 12:25 PM]
BNN speaks to Diane Brady. senior editor, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Barry Ritholtz, CEO and director of equity research, Fusion IQ.
Innovation Crisis: Job Creation Stalled by Patent Backlog, Says Pat Choate
Yahoo tech Ticker Sep 08, 2010 09:41am
Over the past few months, I have been saying US Treasuries remind me of the dot com stocks circa 1997-98 in three ways: 1) You knew momentum was taking them (much) higher; 2) You knew it was going to end badly; 3) If you were honest, you admitted you had precisely zero idea when the…Read More
Its the first Thursday of the month, so we will be getting monthly sales from many retail stores throughout today. Related to that, I am fascinated by this story in the WSJ. Durable Goods, Furniture, Apparel are out; In: Laptops, iPads, iPods; the staycation crowd are buying Blu-ray video players and big plasma screen televisions….Read More
As a long time Apple fanboy going back to my 1990 Mac Classic, I find this brilliant: 1. a creation myth highlighting the counter-cultural origin and emergence of the Apple Mac as a transformative moment; 2. a hero myth presenting the Mac and its founder Jobs as saving its users from the corporate domination of…Read More