>Horner: My colleague Peter Dodson at Penn
Dodson! We have Dodson here!
See? Nobody cares.
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That would hardly be considered a conversion.
It seems to me that you want to believe and you are not quite being honest with yourself. You might ask yourself what truly prevents you from believing (pride, reputation, etc.).
I bought the software version of Britannica about 10 years back and the interface was terrible (relied on IE3 plugins IIRC).
If they would have produced a really good software package I think they would have had more adoption of it.
From reviews of the current version, they are still facing software problems (including registering the software so you can access updates, etc.).
iPad 1 "crashes" a lot compared to iPad 2.
All testing by Apple is now done on iPad 2, which has more memory. So some of the "crashing" is iOS telling the app to free up memory, and shutting it down too quickly.
This has made the iPad 1 experience much poorer than it used to be.
He told me that the education system was not about education--it was about socialization.
That mentality is not something that is going away any time soon.