Tuesday, December 28, 2010

7 Major Ways We're Digitizing Our World, And 3 Reasons We Still Want Hardcopies
by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California on 10.11.10
Science & Technology - Tree Hugger

The digitization of our world has been a forward march for years now; still, it might be surprising to step back and look at how physical copies of our stuff have changed into something else entirely. And even more surprising might be to go beyond the debate of the level of pleasantness of reading a paperback book versus an e-book on a Kindle and look at how digitizing everything might save space and shrink the environmental footprint of everything we produce, but also put the longevity of our information at risk.

Full piece here.http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/10/7-major-ways-were-digitizing-our-world-and-3-reasons-we-still-want-hardcopies.php

1 comment:

Smol Dusaran said...

Nothing still beats having a good paperback book on your lap on a warm summer day.