Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Quote, unquote: the bewildering world of the tablet

We’re at once delighted and a little bewildered about this latest digital development and our place in it: delighted because of the quality of what the tablet provides and the speed with which the magazine can be distributed, but bewildered, too, because we’d be liars if we said we knew precisely where technology will lead. These are early days. Right now, editing for the iPad feels similar to making television shows just after the Second World War, when less than one per cent of American households owned a television.
-- from a note to readers in which the editors of The New Yorker talk about their just-launched app for the iPad. As reported by Folio:



Anonymous Patrick Walsh said...

Apropos of the New Yorker iPad app launch (and for a few chuckles), see:

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