[LMB] why we still need paper books
agnes at charrel.net
Mon Sep 19 19:02:48 BST 2011
I have tons of thoughts about this and little time, so replying to one
single point for now:
On 9/19/11 9:00 AM, Carol Cooper wrote:
> Firstly, there's the purely practical level. [...] would you
> seriously leave your two-year-old in possession of your iPad or
I live in the Silicon Valley. The answer is yes. Or rather, YES!
Speaking of digital divides, there are plenty early adopters here whose
(very) young kids have -1 generation iPods and iPads of their own.
They also make really good protective cases ;). Good enough for me, good
enough for autistic and other speech-disabled kids who use them as
augmentative communication devices, and good enough for toddlers past
the drool/chew stage.
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