Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/01/27

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Yawn
From: s.dimitrov at (slobodan Dimitrov)
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 22:57:07 -0800
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I think that's great news. 
It opens the doors for other paths not traveled yet. 
New technologies are driven by the demands of other narratives pushing to 
enter the public discourse. 
Conservative reactions act as propellants, rather than inhibitors, toward 
those goals.

On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:42 PM, Nathan Wajsman wrote:

> Financial Times charges for access to its web edition. I read somewhere 
> that NYT is planning to do that as well, as are Murdoch's papers. I would 
> not pay for the latter, but I would pay for the NYT or another quality 
> newspaper if that was the only way to access it on the web. I hope that 
> there are enough people like me, combined with revenue from online 
> advertising, to replace the print sales and enable the papers to survive.
> Cheers,
> Nathan
> Nathan Wajsman
> Alicante, Spain
> Books:
> Blog:
> On Jan 28, 2010, at 6:43 AM, Adam Bridge wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:35 PM, Brian Reid <reid at 
>>> wrote:
>>> I'm probably going to buy one to see what it's like to read a newspaper 
>>> on
>>> one. I'm sure I'll find some use for it around the house if it turns out 
>>> not
>>> to mix well with an armchair and a mug of strong black New Guinea 
>>> Highlands
>>> coffee. I already have enough computers.
>> I think it's less a computer, as you and I have known them, as it is a
>> player for media, for games, for utilities, but not for the
>> wide-spectrum of tasks that our laptops or desktops are.
>> Not that the power isn't there - by the standard of say 5 years ago
>> this is a fast machine - but that it's focused.
>> I'm desperately hoping that it will help the newspapers find working
>> model that keeps them afloat. The blog sites just don't have the
>> journalist background that print media has.
>> There's no such thing as a free lunch. Right now a whole generation
>> feels that news should be free, or paid for by ads. I think this is a
>> broken way to think but I'm a voice in the wind.
>> Adam
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Slobodan Dimitrov

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