The Kindle is not apparently meant to be the book that subsumes all books; it appears to become clumsier to use the more you load onto it. In practice, it seems a novelty gadget for travelers who want respite from their laptops, but are too indecisive to settle on what book to bring on the plane.
Monday, February 16, 2009
Our physical relationship to books is very different to the one we have with music, and that's yet another reason why the Kindle seems like a lot of fuss over nothing. (Marginal Utility)