I really must ask: Are those marketing wizards in Cupertino so powerful that we are all blinded to reality?

I think so, because that’s the only explanation I can come up with for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s misguided, $1 billion program to give $678 iPads to every student in a district – in a district where classes are overloaded, student performance is below par and businesses complain that they can’t find enough prospective employees who can add 2 plus 2...

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