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Scoble Wants to Punch the Designer of the Kindle

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Amazon's new revolutionary way to read books blows chunks. How do we know? Because we ignored this week's Newsweek cover story puff piece on the Kindle, and paid attention to the web.

Type "kindle sucks" into Google and see what you get. It's not pretty.

"The Kindle sucks goat ball sack", says one Twitterer named Dean.

Cory from BoingBoing warns of the Awful crap that will soon doom the device and wonders why "Amazon, the most customer-focused, user-friendly company in the world of physical goods, always makes a complete balls-up hash out of digital delivery of goods?".

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Meanwhile, above you can watch how Robert Scoble, one of the most respected tech voices today says that the designer of the gadget should be fired, and if he met the fellow he'd like to punch the designer in the face. Hopefully there will be video.

Who disagrees with the Scoblizer? CrunchGear the Gizmodo/TechCrunch wannabe that doesn't have the audience of the blog leaders and resorts to very weak posts called "You don't know what you're talking about Scoble." And Einstein couldn't do math, and Michael Jordan couldn't dunk. Good luck with such theories, CG.

Update: Jim Treacher produces the Kindle FAQ he'd like to see. Ha!