"To see technology purely as a threat to books risks missing a key point. Books are not just “tree flakes encased in dead cow”, as a scholar once wryly put it. They are a technology in their own right, one developed and used for the refinement and advancement of thought. And this technology is a powerful, long-lived and adaptable one."
The Economist has put together a wonderfully presented story about the future of the book; Papyrus to Pixels: The Digital Transformation of the Way Books are Written, Published and Sold Has only Just Begun
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