The advent of the personal computer and the internet heralded the coming of the Information Age. And it has been good. But nothing is ever free, not even information. At the same time it gives, it takes away, if not your money, then your time and attention.
Look around at any printer shop and you'll find one of the hotly touted numbers to be the number of pages - or PPM (pages per minute) - that a printer can print. Besides price, this is one of the leading ways used to sell you on a printer, but a lot of the time, those numbers just can't be trusted. Luckily, the times they are a-changin'.
Hype over what the Apple iPad will and won't do for new media is rising as it's due to launch in early April. Whether the future of media takes off with it is anybody's guess, but the concepts that people are already showing the world today what future media could look like are exciting to say the least. If you haven't seen them yet, now is the time to check them out.