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The iPad: Not Really That Magical

Complete Premium video at: http://fora.tv/series/92y_arts_entertainment Writers Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Gopnik discuss the various merits and shortcomings of Apple's iPad. Gopnik argues that the iPad actually seems like a precursor to the iPhone. Gladwell likens it to battery-powered watches, which he suggests are less convenient than mechanical ones. ----- 92Y hosts Award-winning journalist Adam Gopnik and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell for a night of thought provoking discussion. Gopnik has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986. He has broadcasted regularly for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and wrote the article on American culture for the last two editions of Encyclopedia Britannica. His books include Angels and Ages, Through the Children's Gate, Paris to the Moon, Americans in Paris and The King in the Window. - 92nd Street Y Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. He is most recently the author of, What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures, and the New York Times best-selling books, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, and Outliers: The Story of Success. Adam Gopnik is an award-winning journalist and has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1986. He broadcasts regularly for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and wrote the article on American culture for the last two editions of Encyclopedia Britannica. His books include Angels and Ages, Through the Children's Gates, Paris to the Moon, Americans in Paris and The King in the Window.
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