Chapter 7

Well-Rendered Miscellany

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?

—Albert Einstein

When starting this chapter, I tried to find a suitable quote about miscellany. Unfortunately, all I could find were collections of miscellaneous quotes. But the one by Albert Einstein is a real gem and can almost apply because you, dear reader, are conducting research—research in how to make richer, more involving and fun software. The products and tools that Apple releases are fun to use—to the point of almost being playful, charming, and wondrous. If vacuuming the house was as much fun as using an iPad, we'd all win awards from Good Housekeeping magazine.

In books like this, sometimes it's hard to make clean ...

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