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Especially for technical books where I end up flipping around pages back and forth something that the computer probably will never be able to model intuitively.

Though I must say I like my kindle enough that it is readable for normal books.

But there is just something about paper :)




Yes, if only such technology existed where you could swap between two bookmarks with a keypress. Or where you could jump to a particular page by just typing in a number.


There are some distinct and useful qualities to the older, physical media.

[Disclosure: The below is an old HN post I made.]

The Social Life of Paper (2002) (newyorker.com)

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=434516

P.S. I also subscribe to Safari. It's nice not to lug a bunch of books around, but the reading experience I do find different between the two media.




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