Paskutiniu metu lydi nušvitimai technologijose. Po metų mąstymo netikėtai perpratau iPad:

In 1967, American consumers were introduced to the new, must have item for their kitchens: the microwave oven. Looking just at the specs, a microwave didn’t make sense to many. Surely it won’t work quite like an oven, or quite like a stove. It’s like something in the middle. How could we need that?

And then customers bought them, took them home, and something special happened. The microwave didn’t have to be a regular oven or stove; it was a wholely new category of cooking device that made cooking accessible to even the least talented guy on earth.

Ask anyone who is not a nerd or a computer hobbyist and they will tell you that they hate them with the same passion they love their iPhones and iPads. The answer is (…) that anyone [is] able to grab it, and start playing with it right away, without any training whatsoever. They realized that reading eBooks or browsing the internet from their couch was nice on a tablet. They found things they would have never thought to do on a computer were fun and simple. [An iPad is] a good way to consume content, like web pages, books and Netflix movies. (…) [N]ow instead of waiting for your computer to boot, you can read the news, type a short document, and get on with your day all in the time your aging desktop takes to boot.

We are witnessing the beginning of a new computing era, after the punch cards, the mainframe, the command line PC and the mouse with its graphical user interface.

**kompiliacija iš [Jesus Diaz. Why Photoshop for iPad Marks the End of the Desktop Computing Era Gizmodo](http://gizmodo.com/#!5787574/why-photoshop-for-ipad-marks-the-end-of-the-desktop-computing-era), [Jesus Diaz. The Apple Tablet Interface Must Be Like This Gizmodo](http://gizmodo.com/#!5452501/the-apple-tablet-interface-must-be-like-this) ir [Matthew Guay. iPad: The Microwave Oven of Computing Techinch](http://techinch.com/2011/03/17/ipad-the-microwave-oven-of-computing/), kaip Kevin Kelly networked books iliustracija (dar vienas mano nušvitimas)

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