Kara Swisher

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John Is Getting Sleepy, Very Sleepy…

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Today, in the week of the first coming of the iPhone from Apple, John Paczkowski gives us a glimpse of Steve Jobs’s awesome hypnotic power over the cellphone carriers the Apple CEO called “orifices” at our D conference two years ago in John’s Digital Daily video.

That Jobs got AT&T to bend to his enormous will about rate plans and sign-ups was, indeed, a minor miracle.

Here is a direct link to today’s video, which is also below (we’re a full-service linker here at AllThingsD.com).

Here is his text post about it in Paczkowski’s Digital Daily column.

He also posts on the day of silence on Internet radio, a protest against a giant rise in fees for use of content and also Google’s legal jab at Microsoft’s new Vista operating system.


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People argue about, are we in a post-PC world. Why are we arguing? Of course we’re in a post-PC world, but that doesn’t mean the PC dies. That just means that the scenarios that we use them in, we stop referring to them as PCs, we refer to these other things. But it’s still general computation.

— Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s former technology chief