2012-07-10 08.21

From Seattle to Portland, BoltBus feels like a beta

I was only ten minutes into my BoltBus trip to Portland for the annual convention of the National Puzzlers’ League (the world’s oldest puzzling organization) when I was pretty sure I didn’t want to ride BoltBus again. I’m disappointed because I’d really been looking forward to the ride, hoping it would be a good way… Read More

ibooks

Books are books, and Apple gets it

Guest Commentary: In 1981, when IBM introduced the IBM PC, Apple ran a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal that said “Welcome, IBM. Seriously.” The ad was controversial at the time, the mouse tweaking the lion. But Apple actually needed IBM to legitimize the business. Before IBM shipped the PC, it was still possible… Read More