Posts Tagged ‘iPad’

Gizmodo: This Year’s UC Irvine Medical Students Get The First iPad-Based Curriculum

By Christina Bonnington Forget sitting, lazily note-taking, listening to a professor’s lecture. UC Irvine Med School is giving the educational system an about face by providing an iPad to each of its new students for their entirely digital, iPad-based curriculum. Dr. Ralph Clayman, the dean of the School of Medicine, is committed to embracing evolving technology, […]

Reading on iPad before bed can affect sleep habits

From the L.A. Times Technology Blog Apple’s iPad can do movies, music, e-mail, apps and rich Web browsing. And of course, e-books. Should Amazon just put its comparably basic e-reader, the Kindle, to sleep? Not so fast. Sleep experts say using the iPad before bed can affect sleeping habits unlike most other e-readers. The difference? […]

It’s Time for the Press to Push Back Against Apple

Yank iPad apps unless Apple cedes complete control over the right to publish By Ryan Chittum, posted at Columbia Journalism Review The Nieman Journalism Lab’s Laura McGann has a disturbing report that ought to perk up every news organization that sees Apple’s iPad as part of its future. McGann talked to Mark Fiore, who won a […]

I’m Really Worried About What Apple Is Trying To Do With The iPad

By Jeff Jarvis I tweeted earlier that after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s sweet and pretty but shallow and vapid. Cute line, appropriate for retweets. But as my hangover settles in, I realize that there’s something much more basic and profound that worries me about the iPad — and […]

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