[LINK] Kindle survey: good for reading, bad for study

Brendan Scott brendansweb at optusnet.com.au
Thu May 27 12:42:14 AEST 2010

On 05/27/2010 10:15 AM, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> I find this an interesting commentary on the relationship between how 
> people want to read, and what they like reading it on...
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/05/26/kindle_flunks_out_of_college/
>> Amazon distributed Kindle DXs to students at a number of US colleges, 
>> then solicited their feedback. What they discovered was that students 
>> don't read textbooks, they use textbooks. And a traditional hard-copy 
>> textbook is more usable — it's easier and more intuitive to thumb 
>> through, search, and scribble on than an ebook.

They needed a study to work this out?

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