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28 February 2014

Posted by Carlo Jose San Juan, MD on Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Digital Age... Humbug!
    Believe me, I've tried. The phenomenon is not exclusive to medical books (though I do feel it is particularly true with them).  I just can't read books off tablet computers.  There are exceptions though.  I can read comics just fine!  And books that were made specifically with their digital aspect in mind seem to do okay.  But academic textbooks, novels that were traditional then translated to an e-book, and magazines don't seem to do so well with me.  It may be just me.
    I do not, however, romanticize the feeling of turning a physical page and all that, though I do appreciate it.  It's just... it doesn't work with me!
    So yes, I still keep my heavy medical books handy for reference even though I have digital copies.
    I guess I'm just old-school like that.

Tags: rianne  cal duck  medicine  textbook  e-book  digital 
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