Kindle's Text-to-Speech, the Singularity, and Amazon's Digital Empire

On the current controversy about the Kindle’s text-to-speech; I twittered my thoughts about it, because stuff like this I normally twitter. Why? Because the chance for interactivity is greater, with all the fresh URLs, talking points, and so on. It’s like blogging, but people can interrupt while I’m blogging, and inspire other thoughts based from that.

On the other hand, Twitter’s archive is about as dependable as GMail running every single time you need it, so here are the tweets once more—with relevant extra links and side conversation included.

But before the tweets, this all started with:

Beneath the cut, my thoughts, in Twitter form, and also mostly ordered from oldest to newest (rather than the other way around on Twitter); tweets may be re-ordered for clarity.

div.twitter p { margin-top: 0ex; }