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1-year-old thinks a magazine is a broken iPad; Steve Jobs has coded a part of her OS
1-year-old thinks a magazine is a broken iPad; Steve Jobs has coded a part of her OS (with video)
Thursday, October 13, 2011 · 6:05 pm · 22 Comments
“Here is a one-year-old who believes all media are now touchscreen-enabled. She seems not to understand that a magazine–Marie-Claire, in this example–doesn’t take to pinching or prodding,” Chris Matyszczyk reports for CNET. “The video was posted by Jean-Louis Costanza, George’s lost French cousin (not), currently the CEO at Orange-Vallee, a subsidiary of the France Telecom brand Orange.”
“Many will find it entertaining how she tries to pinch the pages of the magazine. Many will nod sagely on hearing Costanza’s conclusions. The video shows, he declared, that for a child, a magazine ‘has no use and is impossible to understand,’” Matyszczyk reports. “They will nod even more sagely at the video’s last words: ‘Steve Jobs has coded a part of her OS.’”
Matyszczyk writes, “Some might wonder, though, whether one day, she will grow up and wander around Parisian flea markets in search of those ancient artifacts called magazines.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: You can be older than one-year-old and still sometimes find yourself trying to Multi-Touch something that isn’t Multi-Touch enabled.* Steve Jobs has coded a part of all of our OSes.
*Samsung Android smartphone settlers in The Netherlands know the feeling very well.
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