[NTLK] another RIP view
Bob Carls Dudney
kosmicdollop at saber.net
Sat Oct 8 22:52:13 EDT 2011
"A great salesman, as great a nerd.., and finally a great artist...
It is rare when so many gifts..combine in one man and are harnessed
"...the cumulative effect of all [Jobs'] ingenious electronic devices
is to train the attention of a huge population narcissistically
inward. And from the moment they look out, to assist them in finding
the distraction of cheap and mostly worthless entertainment. The
iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc., are all instruments of distraction. Each
reduces some segment of reality to the virtual, and each reprograms
the habits of its users within the spiritual confines of a kind of
Most swords have two edges.
Long live Newton!
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