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Jan. 16th, 2008 at 2:34 pm
Because he’s known for pushing such innovative products, everything Steve Jobs says gets analyzed and assessed. During a New York Times interview he offers some candid thoughts on some other (non-Apple) products. Specifically, he makes an argument against the idea that Amazon’s Kindle is going to go anywhere. Mr. Jobs doesn’t actually criticize the product’s engineering – but rather offers a blunt view of the dwindling relationship people have with books these days:
I’m wondering where he found this 40% statistic.
The problem Steve Jobs is pointing out isn’t that people don’t read … they read plenty … but they don’t read books.
What do ‘Nacle denizens think of this?
***[For the record, Dan, we know that if only George Bush would have read more books, we wouldn't be in Iraq]