By now you’ve probably seen the videos on Apple’s site showing the iPad. But those aren’t always indicative of the way it actually works in real life. Luckily, Apple had plenty of iPads in a demo pit area after the event today and we captured some footage of a few applications actually being used.
In the video below see Apple’s new Keynote app (built specifically for the iPad), as well as the new iBooks app, in action. As you can see, the device is very fast. Also note the Apple employee talking about using the iPad to make calls.
These interactive images from CNN show a ride through Port-au-Prince.
This is Malcolm Gladwell’s TED talk on spaghetti sauce. Here’s the summary:
Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.
From Jim Collins and Jerry Porras in Built to Last:
The proper first response to a changing world is not to ask, “How should we change?” but rather to ask, “What do we stand for and why do we exist?” This should never change. And then feel free to change everything else.
Good thoughts from Josh Sowin.
Godin’s post today is why write a book. The reason to write a book can be different from the reason to publish a book. He talks about both, since his new book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? releases today.
A good update. This is especially interesting:
According to insiders who’ve spoken to TechCrunch, addition to being very “excited” by the rumored new device, Steve Jobs himself has said “this will be the most important thing I’ve ever done.” Apple execs are also reportedly telling friends that Steve is about as excited as they’ve ever seen him.