Dan Gillmor typically buys a new computer every year, and loves his 13-inch Macbook Air. He's been a tech writer and a media innovator. But Apple's switch to the Lion operating system (and other coercion) means he's out. His story at Google + .
* But Walt Mossberg of the WSJ says: "I’ve been testing Lion on four Macs, and I like it."
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Citizen photojournalism after Rodney King, Dallas and Neda *
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Dan Gillmor leaves Mercury