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Future U: The stubborn persistence of textbooks | Ars Technica

As a technology journalist, I spend a lot of time writing about how technology makes life better and will take over our lives or at least radically change the way we do certain things. So it’s quite refreshing to read something talking up the benefits of the humble book in the face of e-books, tablets, … Continue reading

When things fall apart

Things aren’t built like they once were. I’m not speaking as an elderly person but I still think that there’s been a diminution in quality for many products that we buy today. Specifically, I’m thinking of kids toys, hardware for all the things you need around the house, clothing and appliances. I think it’s true … Continue reading



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