Until last Friday, nobody actually owned an Apple Watch except for Tim Cook, who has a custom version with a red crown since the 38 possible variations are inadequate for him; a special one had to be made (Beyoncé and Karl Lagerfeld also have custom solid-gold Apple Watches they were given for free). Nevertheless opinions […]


The new iBooks and education

Saturday, January 21st, 2012 Tech

[So I had just finished posting the following comment on a technology website:] Maybe I’m in the minority but I find this whole development [Apple’s new iBooks textbook technology] very disquieting. I remember when a schoolbook or textbook was a book—an inanimate, text-based object that you, the student, had to penetrate with your own intellect […]