“Books as I grew up with them — books with jackets and covers and paper and spines — have stories that reach beyond what’s written inside, and those stories are mine.
Surprising results, in my opinion! The iPad is an invention, just about 2 years young, so it was difficult to find information about long-term affects. I’m eager to see how the iPad comes to impact our future generations. Will it be more positive or negative?
Video games have surely been a conflicting topic as well. To an extent I want to compare it with the iPad, but I’ve realized how different these two inventions are. Video games explore violence, gore, and crime, while the iPad proposes means of education through digital interaction.
I’m torn! I do acknowledge the benefits of the advancement of technology, but the essence of having immediate physical interaction with our surroundings is vital.
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Phil Kirby proposes an interesting evaluation of books and the bookcase. With the advent of e-Readers such as the Nook and Kindle, it seems almost indefinite that the regular use of the bookshelf will be less significant in the average American home.