Paper still matters

Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson: "Paper still matters. I believe in books, I believe in some kinds of paper. The trick is to figure out which kinds of paper add value to the Internet. Paper with high production values, beautiful photography, long-form journalism, stories that are 8,000 words -- you put these online, it tends to fall apart. In terms of paper, I think books matter. You [to interviewer Guy Kawasaki] publish books, I publish books. Hardcover is still the premium version for delivering that information."

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Anonymous said…
Definitely true that lengthy books should be read off the screen and even truer that great photography belongs in big coffee table books and not just on Flickr.

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