“I’m typing this on a top-of-the-line 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display,” Stephen Hackett writes for 512 Pixels. “It’s beautiful, powerful and quiet. OS X and the dozens of apps I have open are running smoothly, thanks to powerful hardware and the UNIX underpinnings holding it all together.”

“It’s attached to a 27-inch LCD. Running out from behind the display is a white USB-to-Lightning cable. At the other end?” Hackett writes. “The iPad Pro.”

“There’s a lot in my workflow that could be done on a tablet, but there’s a lot that can’t be,” Hackett writes. “Yet.”

“That single word is why I feel so weird today. I look at this iPad Pro, being updated via my Mac, imagining the horses that were used to deliver materials to Henry Ford’s factory,” Hackett writes. “Did they know that by doing the very job they were tasked with, that they were ultimately dooming themselves?”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Actually, those horses were in many ways freeing themselves.

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