The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



November 5th, 2009

Steve Jobs: CEO of the Decade

Fortune Magazine has christened Apple Computer’s CEO, Steve Jobs, as “CEO of the Decade.” You certainly will find no disagreement from this corner. The Official Steve Jobs Photo from Apple Computer’s web site You’ll find some great coverage of the man, his career and his products at the link above (reinserted here for the mouse-weary). People…

September 2nd, 2009

Nokia Shows its First Netbook

There isn’t a whole lot of data on this ZDNet posting, but the news is larger than the data. Nokia is showing (off) its first netbook, the Booklet 3G, at a trade show in Germany. Here’s what I don’t care about the announcement: there are lots of competing netbooks on the market already most are…

February 17th, 2009

The Biggest Threat to Windows is Netbooks

Two very interesting blogs/articles on ZDNet cover a fascinating story from slightly different angles. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes points out something that I never imagined happening in my lifetime: The price of PCs, in particular of netbooks, is dropping so fast that soon the operating system (at least the Windows operating system), threatens to become more expensive…