Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Aug 2012 10:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In light of the jury verdict in Apple vs. Samsung, the one-liners and jokes flew back and forth. One in particular, by Dan Frakes, has been copied and pasted all over the web, and it goes like this: "When the iPhone debuted, it was widely criticized for having no buttons/keys. Now people think the iPhone's design is 'obvious'." This is a very common trend in this entire debate that saddens me to no end: the iPhone is being compared to simple feature phones, while in fact, it should be compared to its true predecessor: the PDA. PDAs have always done with few buttons.
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Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Sun 26th Aug 2012 12:52 UTC
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I propose a new form of space-travel based on the principle of Bistromathics* called court-roomathics; because clearly what happens in court bears absolutely no relation to reality, and therefore as an environment that stands outside of reality, is the perfect place for calculating the math needed to travel vast reaches of space-time.

* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology_in_The_Hitchhiker%27s_G...

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