While consumers are ready for post-PC, and while vendors are kinda-sorta offering solutions they say are suitable for average consumers, the system is still very flawed.
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Opinions are often formed by many subtle factors. Can your email address sink you in the eyes of the tech glitteratti?
The flaw is right there, right on the first page that IE launches, the default page as it's shipped from Microsoft.
The two devices are the same size and the same price. But there are differences. Which should you choose?
It wasn't that Twitter and Facebook outmaneuvered Digg. The difference was maturity. Twitter and Facebook kept their eye on their corporate mission and their message discipline.
Here's a DIY device that carves a face. Very creative and interesting use of consumer robotics.
Microsoft has apparently grown some serious stones. Ballsy move, Ballmer.
Even though we still don't know much about the Surface models, I can give you some advice, at least within certain basic parameters.
This is not an argument for the faint of heart. There are strong benefits to running your own IT infrastructure, and equally strong benefits to letting it be someone else's problem.
Ten bits of wisdom earned the hard way: from making mistakes and learning from them.