The Digital Slay-Ride

by Larry Emmott on December 18, 2008

in General,Internet,Paperless

Folks giggled at Wired founder Louis Rossetto’s bombastic formulation in 1993 that the “digital revolution is whipping through our lives like a Bengali typhoon” and upsetting the old order. But Rossetto is getting the last laugh. Wherever digital zeros and ones can dislodge analog processes, they either have or are. Call it a digital slay-ride.

The Digital Slay-Ride: What’s killing newspapers is the same thing that killed the slide rule. – By Jack Shafer – Slate Magazine.

Paperless Records and digital x-rays are just the beginning.

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