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Why The Smart Reading Device Of The Future May Be . . . Paper

Posted at 7:56AM Monday 05 May 2014

Paper books were supposed to be dead by now. For years, information theorists, marketers, and early adopters have told us their demise was imminent. Ikea even redesigned a bookshelf to hold something other than books. Yet in a world of screen ubiquity, many people still prefer to do their serious reading on paper.

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