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Paper Books Will Never Die

Submitted by Pete on Fri, 01/30/2015 - 16:01

This blog post on Gizmodo makes the case for paper bound books.

"So how can I be confident that paper books are going to be with us for a long time to come? First of all, because they're lovely and I refuse to believe they'll ever disappear. But also because paper books are still a fantastic and irreplaceable piece of technology.

Amazon’s Future Is So Much Bigger Than a Tablet

Submitted by Pete on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 10:02

Wired's Epicenter blog takes a look at Amazon.com and how it's rumored tablet device may position Amazon as the dominant e-tailer in just about everything.

"A few years ago, people laughed at Amazon’s Kindle, especially its clunky hardware design and CEO Jeff Bezos’ breathless rhetoric about how it would change how customers bought and experienced media. Now that we’re getting closer to the unveiling of Amazon’s long-rumored, slickly designed multimedia tablet, nobody’s laughing any more.