03 December 2007

R.I.P paper books?

There's been some hullabaloo in the blogosphere about the inevitable end of paper books, e.g. www.michaelhyatt.com. What do you think? Will it happen? Will paper books be a historical curiosity some day? As an editor of an all-electronic 'zine, I have mixed feelings about this.
What happens when the EMP knocks out all technology?
Who updates ALL the old documents to ever-changing software every day/month/year? And what happens if they don't and we lose all knowledge of the past?
Wow! There are a lot of good speculative fiction story ideas related to this!
Insert your idea here. :)

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