“The Death of the Book has Been Greatly Exaggerated”

September 29, 2010

“Books have a kind of usability that, for most people, isn’t about to be trumped by bourgeoisie concerns about portability: They are the only auto-playing, backwards-compatible to the dawn of the English language, entirely self-contained medium we have left.”

This article in MIT’s Technology Review takes issue with the constant claims made by tech pundits that books are “dead.”


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