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MIT's Jason Pontin: Tablets Must Be Based on Open Standards to Succeed

  • Aired: 1/15/2012
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The 'feckless infatuation' of magazine publishers to creating closed-garden Apps to replicate their publications has proven to be a disappointment, says Jason Pontin, editor-in-chief of MIT's Technology Review in this 10-minute video. He says that the medium of the Internet is fundamentally 'linky' and that for tablets to succeed, they need to be built on open standards and names HTML5.

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