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25 Years of Opinion

Twenty-five years ago this week I started teaching college at Northern Arizona University.  Among the classes I taught that semester was Opinion Writing. Today, I’ll be starting in on a fresh section of that class, only now it’s called Commentary … Continue reading

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The Future is Now – Laser Keyboard For Your Tablet!

Last summer I posted a link to a cool concept video for a virtual laser keyboard that would work with your iPhone or iPad.  The concept video was just an animation, though.  The product didn’t exist…. UNTIL NOW! LASER VIRTUAL … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 4 – Apple’s e-textbook system

In January of 2012, Apple announced a collection of software to create and use e-textbooks on the iPad.  USA Today’s Edward C. Baig demonstrates it:

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Are aggressive kids more likely to play violent video games? Study says not so much.  Some interesting findings. Is it really a World Wide Web? Well, 25 percent of Europeans have yet to be online. Here’s a link to the … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Tablet User

The Pew Foundation has a new report out on how people are using their tablet devices.  According to Pew (and what do we learn about the media these days that doesn’t come from Pew Foundation studies…), here are few things … Continue reading

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Day 2 on Kindle Fire and e-readers

Here’s some followup to Amazon’s big announcement yesterday of its Kindle Fire tablet and the new lower-priced Kindle e-ink e-readers. Daring Fireball – Apple blogger John Gruber, writing at Daring Fireball, likes the new Kindles. In fact, my feelings and … Continue reading

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Amazon announces new Kindle tablet and e-book readers

This morning Amazon announced its anticipated new tablet device, the Kindle Fire. Some people will point out that it is based on Google’s Android operating system, which is technically true.  Other people will point out that it is the first … Continue reading

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Will the iPad 2 Blend?

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Team Coco on the iPad2

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Thinking about media change (and iPads)

It hasn’t been a productive day today.  My main interest has been following all the news about the new iPad 2 announced over the lunch hour. I’m impressed by it, and absolutely certain I did the right thing in waiting … Continue reading

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