From Papyrus to Pixels Summary

In the article “From Papyrus to Pixels” The Economist tackles a topic that readers like myself face in everyday life. That is the problem of the e-reader and how it has changed how we choose to read. As technology advances there are new ways to access information. The Economist speaks about the pros and cons in using an e-reader or other electronic reading devices versus reading words in an actual book. It was mentioned how students retain more information when reading a book and how it puts less strain on the reader themselves. Although the author’s research has been in favor of the book, there is still a possibility that they may become obsolete due to the fact that the information can be easily accessed electronically. Only time will tell how we choose to access our information in the future.

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