Looks like Robert Cringely is being pulled into the tablet computing reality distortion field. But Cringely has a twist–he thinks that an Apple tablet could be the missing link for media convergence, making it easy to bring your media from the computer to the home entertainment center and vice versa.
Some sort of remote control on steroids that also handles media bridging could certainly be lust worthy, and about the only way I could see Apple getting into the tablet pc space, which despite all the palpitations from various geeks around the net still looks like a solution waiting for a problem to me.
Music: Take Me In Your Arms by Lil Suzy
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.