[FoRK] 2000 iMac compared to the 2010 iPhone

Jeremy Apthorp nornagon at nornagon.net
Tue Jun 22 23:33:50 PDT 2010


On 23 June 2010 16:14, Damien Morton <dmorton at bitfurnace.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Adam L Beberg <beberg at mithral.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> The days of the desktop are over, have been for some time. We had a class
>> of 300 college juniors and seniors, with ~150-200 in the room, nobody put
>> their hand up when we asked who had a desktop. A couple knew "gamers" that
>> had them.
>>
>> Servers are for scientists, ISPs (Cloud Service Providers, hype hype).
>> Desktops for some engineers, and computer labs.
>> Laptops for the creative class, and the default option.
>> iPad/iPhone class for the consumer class.
>>
>> Things are finally starting to look like they should
>
>
> No-one ever produced anything on an iPhone/iPad - its a pure consumption
> device, by design.
>
> Dont think different, dont make different, consume different.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/25/business/media/25yorker.html


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