Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Paper v. pixels

I liked this thought on data and paper from Edward Tufte's forum:

"I love my PDA and cell phone but that would never work; the issue is data density.

"Paper has so many advantages is it not even a contest. It is light weight. It can be made weather-proof by being laminated (although that does make it much more difficult to modify on the fly). It operates at a resolution typically around 1200 dpi or better. You can zoom in just by moving your eyes closer. It has two sides. And it comes in zillions of sizes, and you can make your own custom sizes by using a really low-tech device: the scissors! And if you don't have one of those, you can just use your hands and tear it!"

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