Daily Archives: March 2, 2010

iPad Links: Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Stuff directly or indirectly for or about the iPad, in no real order. These posts will likely be discontinued once an iPad is in hand.

The One Chart That Explains Apple

New, arbitrary App Store rejection reason: “Minimum User Functionality”

Ghastly: First genuine iPad clone runs Windows 7 on Atom

Patterns of Failure
Skinput turns your arm into a touchscreen (w/ Video)

iPad:
The iPad: It’s about control systems, not eBook reading
Radical Innovation of Meaning – Apple iPad
The iPad and the Importance of Focus
1: I need to talk to you about computers …
2: … and its sequel
heroes on an iPad
In Spite of What I Said a Month Ago, I Think I Now Want an iPad
Burn Down the Mission
Complexity
Why Apple Has Already Won With The iPad

Publishing:
Triple-D
They will own you: First Look: How Penguin Will Reinvent Books With iPad
Random House Says “Game On,” But Its Gamble May Spell Game Over
Macmillan CEO John Sargent on the agency model, availability and price
Dear Author: Digital Books from the Consumer’s POV
The Culture of Piracy

UI/Web Design:
Web Design Criticism: A How-To
Edward Tufte: Windows Phone 7 Series (WP7S) interface design
Edward Tufte: iPhone interface design
Information Resolution on the Windows Phone 7 Series
iPhone prototyping, custom widgets, custom icons and more
10+ useful code snippets to develop iPhone friendly websites
Today app
I liked the old Facebook login better

Copyright Rage/DMCA:
There Is No Silver Lining
Bogus Copyright Claim Silences Yet Another Larry Lessig YouTube Presentation

Video:
SublimeVideo HTML5 Video Player

In every Links post, I try to pimp at least two eBooks (generally free ones). These will be consolidated into one post later on when traffic gets real here and people are looking for things to stuff into their iPad.

Writers/Writing:
Plots With Guns
Shooting From the Hip: Managing the Risks of Portable Computing and Smartphones in Your Business
Welcome to the world of the Peacock King…

The iPad Is The World’s First Transmedia Device

Jeff Gomez is not a compelling speaker.

But he has something Big to say.

What a hell of a presentation!

The first five minutes alone put a huge smile on my usually-dour face. It has everything in it!

1) Being an outsider
2) Alienation
3) Poverty
4) Gaming the System
5) Napoleon Hill’s “Seed of an Equivalent Benefit”
6) A chance encounter
7) Being reeled in
8) A life-changing revelation and
9) A life’s purpose discovered!

Wow!

Watch it first and then see my words after the break.

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