Re: Is The Feel of Paper Immortal?

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 13:28:20 +0000

On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Jim Till wrote:

> [rs]> The web has advantages of speed, reach, interactivity,
> [rs]> and infinite space, but paper has the advantages of
> [rs]> readability, portability, and attractiveness. The
> [rs]> future is not "paper or electronic" but "paper and
> [rs]> electronic."

Just a slight correction:

The PRESENT is "paper and electronic."

Regarding the future, see:

Discussion threads on Jason Epstein's
"Reading: The Digital Future"

"V-Book Reading: The Virtual Future
(Volumes will go the way of Videos)"

Stevan Harnad
Received on Sun Jan 06 2002 - 13:28:37 GMT

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