Double Dip Recession Is Real

Read The Danger of a Global Double Dip Recession Is Real – US News and World Report.

This sounds awful, but how many of us haven’t been thinking about this result since the late ’90s? I was just graduating from high school, but I could see that social security and our country’s massive foreign debt was going to be a problem well before I reached “retirement age”. The concept of retirement will soon be a mythical fantasy for most of us.

Daring Fireball: Paul Thurrott’s Sad Little World

Daring Fireball Linked List: More Thurrott.

Wow, when John Gruber says “way out of context” he isn’t kidding. From Paul’s quote you’d think the NY Times article was about how boring the iPad is, when it’s actually about how commercial publications have not creatively taken advantage of the blossoming tablet computer industry (which includes the iPad, which is apparently boring but more successful than so many apparently not-boring Microsoft products).

If Paul thinks the iPad is boring I’d like to see how long it is before he gets bored of playing 101 variations of dodgeball with his Xbox Kinect.