Sunday, October 6, 2013

For Years, Many People Asked the Wrong Question About Ebooks and Print Books

E-book sales are leveling off. Here’s why.  (Washington Post, 8/8/2013)

Excerpt:    It was inevitable, of course. The question was always "at what share of the book market will e-books settle," not "when will print books cease to exist." Old technologies never die, they just fade into a smaller, niche offering; television supplanted radio as the dominant mass medium in the middle of the last century, for example, but radio is still a big business.

Technology hype cycle

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