The Myth of the Paperless Office Abigail J. Sellen and Richard H. R. Harper The MIT Press, 2002 ISBN 0262194643 $30.00 This past weekend I hoped to spend some downtime reading a novel. My preferred book was readily available in an electronic format (on my PDA), but I opted for something further down my "must-read" list that was available as a good old-fashioned book. Why? Conventional wisdom suggests that I made my choice because the display quality of paper is superior to that of consumer-grade electronic screens. Fortunately, this answer did not satisfy Abigail Sellen and Richard Harper. In…
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