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What Will Become of the Paper Book?


Society & Culture  (tags: technology, news, media, culture, society, books, internet )

Cal
- 954 days ago - slate.com
How their design will evolve in the age of the Kindle.



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Simone D. (1476)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 12:46 am

Thank you Cal!
 

David C. (29)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 2:20 am
Cal, it will be like the paper less office, they still be around in a 100 years!
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 5:50 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Nicole W. (644)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 10:49 am
interesting post Cal, thanks!
 

Cynthia not well (340)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 11:30 am
I can't see the end of a children's pop-up book. I love them even today.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 6:37 pm
thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 10, 2012, 7:44 pm
Well I like them, but they will go off to be with the records.
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Friday May 11, 2012, 2:13 am
Noted. Thank you Cal.
 

Veronica C. (45)
Friday May 11, 2012, 6:20 pm
I can only hope they never really go away. I hate reading on a screen and there is nothing like holding a real book, flipping through real pages.
 

John B. (122)
Friday May 11, 2012, 7:15 pm
I do love to read books and have since I was 8 y/o. But I too must evolve and join the 21st century. Noted and signed. Thanks Cal.
 

Glamour Girlcat (28)
Friday May 11, 2012, 10:19 pm
Yes, e-books impart information just as well, but nothing can ever replace the feel and smell of real Books!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 5:55 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 12:11 pm
Children's books will be printed for generations. The simple act of teaching to read stems from page by page reading. The day children's books come to scrolling, our children will be at a serious disadvantage.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 12:41 pm
I love technology but I will always only read books made of paper.
 

Shan D. (49)
Saturday May 12, 2012, 7:19 pm
Electronic media only works as long as the electricity and batteries do. To enjoy a paper book, all I need is the sunlight - which is provided free of charge.
 

Patricia N. (8)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 1:39 am
I've got lots of books and candles to read if the electrical grid goes off for quite awhile. I also still have my old typewriter and lots of paper (and some carbon paper).
 

Azaima A. (225)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 8:43 am
interesting
 

Vicky P. (466)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 2:43 pm
I like paper books, I don;t like e-books and won't buy them, so hopefully they stay around..
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Monday May 14, 2012, 12:22 am
Thanks.
 
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