Linked by David Adams on Wed 7th Jul 2010 19:09 UTC
Apple A Forbes article notices that while the iPad's reception from the public and the mainstream press has been overwhelmingly positive, the prevailing sentiment among some alpha geeks has been negative to the extreme. The conclusion, of course, is that these people aren't reacting to what the iPad is, but rather what it represents: a violation of the ethos of the personal computer. The author of the Forbes article concludes that much of the anti-iPad vitriol is hyperbole, and doesn't help advance the cause. It's a thought-provoking question.
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RE: Trade-offs
by bitwelder on Fri 9th Jul 2010 06:48 UTC in reply to "Trade-offs"
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The rules don't feel very restrictive, because as long as I don't violate any of them, I won't even know that they are there.

Does this mean that you generally do whatever it pleases you (disregarding the existence of regulations), until somebody cries foul?
Interesting approach to civilization.

Sure, there are governments that go overboard with their laws.

How can you say that? It's enough you don't violate laws and all is good...

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