Monday, February 28, 2011

E-books lead to better print books?

That's the theory of this short article, anyhow, and it's a theory I subscribe to. New media do not eliminate their predecessors, but they do redefine them. Radio didn't go away when television arrived, but it sure did change. Books are up next. 'E-readers are going to get cheaper, and easier to read, from here on in. Books, by contrast, will continue to look bigger, more expensive and antiquated in contrast. That may sound cold-hearted but it is also a cause for optimism.' More...

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