With the perspective of a recent college graduate, David Rabinowitz looks back on the technology that populated his years in school, from learning to type in third grade to taking real-time class quizzes at the University of Virginia. He also looks at a technology he missed, the iPad, and talks with a pair of innovators who are building it into the everyday educational experience at their schools.
With almost $145 billion in the bank, why is Apple borrowing money to buy back stock? And what does the share repurchase and increased dividend mean for Apple’s future? David Rabinowitz goes digging for some answers.
The iPad has tantalized educators with the possibility of electronic textbooks, and we’ve heard lots about it from publishers and publishing industry pundits alike. David Rabinowitz has a somewhat different view, and as a college senior, he has been watching the evolution of etextbooks up close.