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Interesting things: an article about netbooks and an article about the Kindle

Wired Magazine has a fascinating piece about the rise of the netbook:

For years now, without anyone really noticing, the PC industry has functioned like a car company selling SUVs: It pushed absurdly powerful machines because the profit margins were high, while customers lapped up the fantasy that they could go off-roading, even though they never did.

And Richard Cobbett’s posted a great piece about the Kindle and ebooks in general:

I’m aware that there are some people who will happily read a novel on the iPhone. These people are crazy.