The Kindle and the iPhone Aren't Changing the World

San Francisco Bay Guardian | June 11, 2008
They are just putting a new interface on yesterday's innovations. When you want to evaluate whether a piece of tech really is "revolutionary," just put it to the simple singularity acid test. Ask yourself if you could explain it in a few sentences to people living 100 years ago. So let's sit down with your typical resident of San Francisco in 1908, and explain Kindle and iPhone to her.

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