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Steve Jobs: "People don't read anymore"

In our continuing efforts to poke the hornet's nest, we bring you this quote from Steve Jobs in response to Amazon's new Kindle ebook reader: "It doesn't matter how good or bad the product is, the fact is that people don't read anymore."

In our continuing efforts to poke the hornet's nest, we bring you this quote from Steve Jobs in response to Amazon's new Kindle ebook reader:

"It doesn't matter how good or bad the product is, the fact is that people don't read anymore."

Now, there is some basis for a general decline in readership, at least in the United States, but that's a long way from "people don't read." So, what's really up with Steve? Can't get a decent design for an iPod style e-reader? Can't figure out how to put ebooks in iTunes? Or are we just hatin' on the competition?

What's your take?

(Lifted directly from our betters at SFSignal.)

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