Vijay Ravindran is senior vice president and chief digital officer for The Washington Post Company. Before joining The Post, he was chief technology officer for the start-up political technology firm Catalist and technology director for Amazon.com.
I own and use a lot of tablets. Our home includes an iPad, Android Honeycomb tablet, an original 7-inch Android Samsung Galaxy Tab, and an e-ink Kindle. So, it was no surprise when I, like many others, submitted my pre-order for the Kindle Fire, which arrived at my front doorstep on release day.