/// 1968 iPad

November 12, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Floyd sometimes wondered if the Newspad, and the fantastic technology behind it, was the last word in man’s quest for perfect communications. Here he was, far out in space, speeding away from Earth at thousands of miles an hour, yet in a few milliseconds he could see the headlines of any newspaper he pleased. (That very word “newspaper,” of course, was an anachronistic hangover into the age of electronics.) – Arthur C. Clarke , in chapter 9 of his 1968 novel 2001 A Space Odyssey

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