Would everyone have praised Apple for its “noble experiment” if the $500 iPad had been too big and heavy, felt like it was worth only $180, and was “a 3.3-pound paperweight” when offline? Fuck that. This is the big leagues. There is no credit for trying.
— John Gruber on David Pogue’s suggestion that we “praise Google for its noble experiment” that resulted in the abysmal Chromebook.