OK, this one get’s a new tag: “no duh.” The brilliant and prescient Walt Mossberg has caught up with 2010. From the CHE.
Expert Predicts a Deluge of Tablet Computers on Campuses
Cloud computing will also be a major trend in higher education, says the influential “Wall Street Journal” technology columnist Walt Mossberg.
For the record, this is not being a “futurist” or even an astute industry observer, this is recognizing what is already occurring.
“Furthermore,” said Mossberg, “I see a future where students will access information available in what I call ‘the ether’ and will use that information in an uncritical manner.”
Visionary, that’s what he is.
2 thoughts on “Better late than stupid, Mossberg sees “tablets” as growing market”
What Mossberg calls “the ether,” everybody else calls “the cloud.” Curiously, the cloud can evaporate. The quotations you cited do not (any more) appear in the article to which you linked.
Sorry, perhaps I should have been more extreme. The quote was fictitious and (I thought) sarcastic.