Are printed books an endangered species? Not if you look at the 'paperless office'

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Are printed books an endangered species? Not if you look at the 'paperless office'

Aug 13 2010

With pundits predicting the end of printed books within the decade, The Christian Science Monitor concludes that, if the much vaunted 'paperless office' is anything to go by, it's going to take more than a few years to wean people off paper! ...

"So, are paper books an endangered species? Quite likely in the long run, but perhaps not as quickly as techno-enthusiasts imagine. After all, we're still waiting for the paperless office to arrive, decades after it was forecast. (The typical office worker still consumes about 10,000 sheets of paper per year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.)"

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