Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Apr 2013 21:06 UTC
In the News "Kay says that some gadgets with superficial Dynabook-like qualities, such as the iPad, have not only failed to realize the Dynabook dream, but have in some senses betrayed it. That's one of the points he makes in this interview, conducted by computer historian David Greelish, proprietor of the Classic Computing Blog and organizer of this month's Vintage Computer Festival Southeast in Atlanta (the Festival will feature a pop-up Apple museum featuring Xerox's groundbreaking Alto workstation, which Kay worked on, as well as devices which deeply reflected his influence, including the Lisa, the original Macintosh and the Newton). Kay and Greelish also discuss Kay's experiences at some of the big outfits where he's worked, including Xerox's fabled PARC labs, Apple, Disney and HP. Today, Kay continues his research about children and technology at his own organization, the Viewpoints Research Institute." A great interview with this legendary man.
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RE[3]: Fully agree!
by henderson101 on Wed 3rd Apr 2013 14:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Fully agree!"
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Sure it is. I have a bluetooth keyboard that works with both my iPad/iPhone and Nexus 7. I use it rarely. I program and type documents all the time on my iPad. I use the keyboard only in extremes, but it's handy to have at a desk when I'm not on the move. I'd never carry it about with me though, I don't feel the need to.

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