There will always be
a place for paper, even in these times of total technology takeover. As shown
in a study by The Pew Research Center the craving to read actual printed books
has not slowed since everything EBook in 2012.
Yes, you can get just
about anything on a screen to take with you everywhere but the art of snuggling
up with a good printed book still exists. No matter how firmly you stand by
screen reading, I will always firmly stand by both and this new study shows
In this New York
Times article you can see the breakdown of print versus screen readers and they
both have their place in the world.
Turns out that this
survey was taking over the telephone according to the article; I wonder if this
was home phones with 6 foot cords or those little things that are sitting on
your desk or that you might even be reading off of now. What are those little
things called again? Oh yeah cellphones.
It could have been
both types of phones, we all know no one answers their phone anymore; sounds
like to me it should have been a text survey and more replies would have been made. No matter how the survey was given you best bet that paper isn’t
going to become obsolete in the world of books. Printed books are here to stay.
Home phones and phones calls in general, that is another story.
Read the article here:
No, the Internet Has Not Killed the Printed Book. Most People Still Prefer Them.
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