1.0 logic from a 2.0 guy.
"I feel like I'm using the Disney version of a computer with the iPad, and I prefer punk rock (although I like Disney movies too)."
Apple Blocks Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist From App Store
"Mark Fiore made a little online history this week by being the first web-only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize. His editorial cartoons, though, were rejected from the App Store for violating Apple's anti-satire provisions." Seriously – Apple has anti-satire provisions?
Five rational arguments against Apple’s 3.3.1 policy
"Lots of developers, me included, have had such a gut-turning reaction to Apple’s new policy that we have a hard time thinking and speaking rationally. The emotions take over and we start screaming “fascists!”, which isn’t very persuasive to non-developers who don’t have the same instinctual reaction. So instead, allow me to go through five (mostly) rational arguments for why this is a bad idea."
Why I won’t buy an iPad (and think you shouldn’t, either)
"If I had a share of AOL for every time someone told me that the web would die because AOL was so easy and the web was full of garbage, I'd have a lot of AOL shares.
And they wouldn't be worth much." Cory Doctorow about the iPad and comics.
For the life between buildings – some notes on the iPad
The iPad is very much an urban device. This article makes a strong case for this.
"Flash is rich with capability and can be made highly accessible. That it is unstable on Mac and Linux is one reason Apple chose not to include it in its devices; that this omission will change the way some developers create web content is certain. If the first thing it does is encourage them to develop semantic HTML first, that’s a win for everyone who uses the web."