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The thing we need to look at different is that there are types of creator. Damon Albarn recorded a massive chunk of one of the Gorillaz albums on an iPad, David Hockney sketches on one.

There are ways in which tablets have massive creative potential. The interface for instance allows a very direct interaction for some mediums and when you look at something like Garageband it has a very shallow learning curve (and price point) which will potentially pull a lot of people in who would have never have looked at that sort of thing on a desktop or laptop.

I think it's important to differentiate between the things that allows developers to be creative and the things that allow others to be so.

To say I'm on the side of the creator and am anti-tablets is to subscribe to a very fixed and narrow definition of what enables creativity.




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