Re: [NTLK] "Paper-based computing"? Or just overlooking the obvious (Newton)?

From: Alex Santos <izabella.misiewiczsantos_at_neostrada.pl>
Date: Sun Jun 03 2007 - 11:27:28 EDT

You should watch 'all things Digital', they interviewed Steve Jobs
and Bill Gates, and MS is, according to Gates spending millions on
research. Also on their list of videos is an amazing pen only product
which is used for notes. It's a very impressive piece of technology.

Here are the videos, http://d5.allthingsd.com/20070530/steve-jobs-and-
bill-gates-together-part-1-of-7/ enjoy!

For fun here is Apple's predictions is 1998 for computing by 2010,
aka knowledge navigator. http://video.google.com/videoplay?
docid=-5144094928842683632

Alex

On Jun 2, 2007, at 6:49 PM, jg wrote:

> First of all it is old news. Secondly, instead of caring only my
> tablet I have to carry this "Pen" and my tablet??? I prefare to carry
> my tablet, only. I would suggest to spend more time on making the
> tablet as light as paper, screen readable in e-ink technology and not
> to use paper at all (think about environment) . What about HWR? Can
> computer read any handwriting?? I don't think so.
>
> At the moment I don't see any device better than Newton which can be
> used to take notes and for HWR. And is under 0.5kg.
>
> John
>
>
> On 2-Jun-07, at 4:47 PM, Lord Groundhog wrote:
>
>> My Newt growled at being called a well-known failure:
>> http://tinyurl.com/2zn6c5
>>
>> ...still, itís an interesting idea, apart from the business about
>> using that
>> paper.
>>
>> Shalom.
>> Christian
>>
>> ~~~ ~~~ ~~~
>>
>> ďAny sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from a
>> NewtonPad.Ē
>>
>
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