Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Who knew? Computer Scientist Determines Weight of E-Books

Yeah, but I guarantee it's lighter than hauling all those dead-tree books!

Computer Scientist Determines Weight Of E-Books (via redOrbit)
A computer scientist at the University of California, Berkeley has found that e-readers can pack on more weight as more books are downloaded. Professor John Kubiatowicz told the New York Times that storing new data involves holding electrons in a fixed place in the device’s memory. E-readers use…

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