In a culture of iPads and Twitter and the inability to step away from a screen for five minutes lest you miss something, the New York Times is shocked to find that about 75% of college students still prefer textbooks over e-books. Mainly because you can actually take notes in textbooks, and don't need to constantly be worried about power sources. How quaint! But then sophomore Jonathan Piskor had to get all prep-school on us and say, "I believe that the codex is one of mankind’s best inventions." We'd switch to e-books in a heartbeat if we never had to hear a college kid try to impress us with Latin ever again.
Surprise! Students Still Like Textbooks?
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