The Apple idea is that instead of the personal computer model where people own their own information, and everybody can be a creator as well as a consumer, we’re moving towards this iPad, iPhone model where it’s not as adequate for media creation as the real media creation tools.

The Local-global Flip, Or, “the Lanier Effect” | Conversation | Edge

Really surprising that Mr. Lanier is so near-sighted about this. Not since the original Macintosh shipped with MacPaint have I seen such an explosion of digitally-empowered personal creativity as I have with the iPad in the hands of my children.

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