From the Boston Globe, April 1994: Roger Fidler and a prototype tablet
While everyone else was swagging out at SXSW, the Washington Post ran a great piece over the weekend on Roger Fidler, a journalist who set up an innovation lab at Knight Ridder in the early 1990s with the goal of producing a tablet computer on which you could read newspapers.
POSTSCRIPT TO THE BELOW: as you probably heard by now, Bill Keller decided not to attend SXSW after all. Something about a nuclear meltdown -- whether his or Japan's wasn't clear.
Although it's already spawned a full-blow webternet kerfluffle and a full-body-contact response from its target, Bill Keller's NYTimes Magazine hit-piece on Arianna Huffington officially comes out in print today, the same day he's scheduled to appear at a South By Southwest Interactive panel on "The Evolution of the New York Times