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Monday, 6 December 2010

Are real books better than eBooks?

The Archive has long supported eBooks but the give balence I would like to point readers over to an interesting article that argues that print books are better than eBooks.

As a society based entirely on technology, it was expected that one day the majority of people would decide that paper is becoming more and more of an inconvenience than a luxury. Letters became emails. Newspapers became Breaking News on the television. Planners became calendars on the newest blackberries. Generations prior to the 21st century watched this change happen and stood astonished at how much more efficient technology can be.
However, one advantage that pieces of paper will always have over any type of cutting edge technology is sentimental value. Who would treasure an email when they treasure a love letter written especially for them in the hand of their lover? READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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