[NTLK] Cornell University researches the Newton: Invitation for contributors

Grant Hutchinson grant at splorp.com
Mon Jan 13 15:59:46 EST 2014

I am going to bump this thread, as it may have been missed during the recent message storm.

I've chatted with Susie about her project and she's also looking to borrow an eMate from someone in the New York area.

Hopefully, some of our east coast Newton folks can help her out.


On 2014-01-09, at 7:29 AM, Tony Kan wrote:

> Susie Forbath is writing a thesis on a comparison of the Dynabook, the
> Newton eMate and the iPad.
> Her academic interests lie in the paths not taken in designing technology.
> Susie wants to take a look at the ideas from the Dynabook and Newton that
> were not embodied in the iPad to see if they could inspire future technology
> design. 
> She is looking for any material that looks at the design philosophy of the
> Dynabook, Newton and iPad user interface and experience.  
> Susie would like to hear from community members about what elements of the
> Newton that have not been implemented in the iPad that would contribute
> greatly to the user's utility, especially but probably not limited to an
> educational context.  
> If you are located in the Ithaca, NY area and an active user of the eMate
> 300, then she would like to hear from you. 
> Send your ideas and contributions to the email address she has created for
> this research project: applenewtonproject at gmail.com.  


Grant Hutchinson

Interface Considerations. Feature Deprecation. Typography. Rawk.


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