“I feel like the Internet is like this ocean of information and images and communication. It’s just this vast, fluid, thing. And this is like the window onto the aquarium. Or rather you are in a tunnel underwater, and this is your window and through it you see this gigantic ocean and you can beckon what you want to that window.
“I was reading somebody’s rant about apps and they make you stupid and they put things there instead of making you go out and get them. And I just think, eh, get over it. If you want to be somebody who goes out and digs around online, good. Go do it. For the average person this makes the Internet a utility.”
—Tech fiend Susan Orlean discusses “Living With iPad” in an interview with NetworkWorld. Steve Jobs should be paying her.