[LINK] Silicon (?) Enhancements vs WAS Tablets, smartphones and PCs

Nicholas English nik.english at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 19:19:09 AEDT 2012

Another take on the "evolving from screen-based to
spectacle-based and even biological-based" is interpereted here ...

I must say there were days when there might've been some appeal to being
able to "format and reinstall" and rectify a flaky OS suffering from too
much indulgence the night before. X)

Separately, can creating a thread of Toob links be considered the same as
articulating an idea or positing an argument? Is this 'enhanced' discourse
or does it take it too far OT for link? :)

Nicholas English

On 26 November 2012 04:02, John Hilvert <john.hilvert at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've not seen the full report. But it seems to one obvious difference is
> that current generation mobile devices are better suited for consumption of
> net services and face to face communication rather than content creation.
> The trade off gives consumption priority over contributing with the social
> bias consequences.
> This may change with advances in ways of inputting data. Right now, a good
> keyboard is still essential for using a mobile device for creating content.
> The restricted ability to program the devices at user level is also
> relevant.
> The age difference is attributable to the fact that tablets and devices
> offer entertainment goodies such as videos, games and apps while on the go
> as well as being generally cheaper than netbooks.
> I can see tablets and smart devices evolving from screen-based to
> spectacle-based and even biological-based affairs.
> There's an interesting new internet sci-fi series called H+ (trans
> humanism)  that taps into a scenario where tablets and their operating
> systems trade-off convenience for social control.
> http://www.youtube.com/user/HplusDigitalSeries
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 12:30 AM, <stephen at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> > While there is a lot of talk about mobile computing, there is a
> > significant difference to the way people are using tablets, smartphones
> > and PCs.
> >
> >
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