Segway and its Meaning

I love new gadgets, as much for what they imply as what they do themselves. The Apple Newton was wasn’t a great PDA, because it didn’t fit into a pocket, but it told us what was coming.

That’s my reaction to the Segway, the powered scooter that has gotten so much press. It’s more important, IMO, for what it means than what it is.

More in my special Monday column.

  • See also this excellent essay by Dan Bricklin.


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