The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



July 4th, 2010

Apple’s Midsummer Nightmare

The release of Apple’s iPhone 4G has become a midsummer blockbuster. No vampires — just out of control electronics, deceitful software, and scary artificial limbs. It started as a winner… But a problem fixed became a problem created… And of course the lawsuits start flying left and right. Suddenly Steve Jobs generates one of his infamous…

July 1st, 2010

Razor-toothed Piranhas Seldom Attack Humans

I was reading David Pogue’s always-interesting Thursday New York Times personal technology column, which yesterday was in two parts. The second discusses new mobile phone software called Swype. According to Pogue “It’s a new way to enter text, invented expressly for touchscreen phones…. When you use Swype, you see what looks like a standard onscreen keyboard….