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16Years - From Block of Wood to ipad

"At present it consists only of an A4 block of wood, with a 'front page' stuck on it: the technology for creating Fidler's 'Flat Pad' is, he estimates, still a couple of years off.

I was shown the media's future 16 years ago: now with the iPad, it's here
Roger Fidler, a new media pioneer, set out his vision for electronic journalism to Alan Rusbridger 16 years ago. Now the iPad is making that vision a reality

Alan Rusbridger - Guardian 11/04/2010