[NTLK] "Religiosity in the Abandoned Apple Newton Brand Community"

Ross Deihm adventuresindining at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 16:21:00 EDT 2010

"In a pragmatic sense, they see themselves as supporting the best choice for
their needs. However, members also feel that by keeping the Newton viable,
they are rejecting a system that caters to the lowest common denominator and
perpetuates a short life cycle in the name of incremental innovation and
planned obsolescence. They blame this system for the failure of the original
Newton and see it as one reason it could never be reintroduced." - From said

I hate it when a silly thesis hits on very real data.

Anyway, back to ritualistically sacrificing Palm Pilots at my homemade


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