Thursday, September 06, 2007

 
Heather at Blogspotting thinks eBooks are a solution in search of a problem:

But honestly, as much as I am fascinated by the notion of having a digital version of a book, the problems it purports to address seem like none issues to me. I don't want to carry around more than one book and between Amazon online and Barnes and Noble around the corner, there really isn't that much of a wait between when I think of a book and when I get it.

There is one thing though, that a digital book could address that would probably persuade me to try these devices: a lower price. Afterall, a digital version of a book costs less to product than a physical version of it. However, this isn't an advantage that the ebook folks are talking about. So it makes me skeptical about whether they will offer enough of a price difference to make it worth my while. (link)

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