I am an avid reader of TechCrunch and Mashable and spend quite some energy retweeting and posting to Facebook when I am inspired to broadcast or share. While reading this article on TechCrunch I was actually compelled to comment in more detail and below is the comment. To save you a hearty read, the key point…
The Hub is a “new technology” for social capital and social entrepreneurship. Like all good technology, it simply does something mysterious in a faster, better and cheaper way.
I am already getting some requests. Europe is a key market for iPad.
This is Gen1 and the demand will be very high.
I like it overall. I expect it to be a pretty big hit. (it is a tough sell but Apple may be able to breach the market and introduce a new segment.)
Apple is not invincible to mistakes, iTV and Air are not big hits while quite still nice products.
While many people consider the position of Google from many perspectives: the ethical stance, the US/Chinese relationship, and the commercial value lost, it should be noted that most Google consumers / people are reacting emotionally to something they really want from Google. Integrity. The non-tech analysts are excited to see Google standing up and reversing…