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“I think the learning story there is that you should think about the consumer when you develop a product, because nobody wanted to read the magazine in front of the computer.”
“We’re gonna make some history together today” — he wasn’t wrong. Joseph Lichterman
Apple’s new wearable may or may not be a big hit. But either way, it’s a harbinger of a new class of truly personal devices whose users will demand customized experiences. News companies aren’t ready to provide them.
“When you talk about the cultural legacy for newspapers, if you talk about the cultural legacy inside and outside newsrooms, print still fundamentally matters, and it’s really difficult to let go of how that works.”
Plus: The debate about free news and journalism quality, The New York Times’ labor conflict, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Boyer, the head of NPR’s news apps team, puts on his professor hat and offers a syllabus for “making useful things for people.”
Cassette tapes
The nonprofit resuscitates and sometimes animates old interviews left on the cutting-room floor.
When it comes to aggregation, right and wrong can come down to how it feels.
With mobile a growing part of news organizations’ traffic, it’s time to commit to HTML5 for video — and hope its animation tools get better fast.
Plus: More reflections on Steve Jobs’ legacy, new and old media use within the Occupy Wall Street movement, and all the rest of the week’s required reading.