South Korean Schools to Replace All Textbooks with Tablets – TNW Asia

I know you want to cling to your print books like a comfy blanket, but the world is headed in a different direction.

By 2015, students will be carrying digital textbooks in lieu of paperback books in all schools in South Korea, according to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

via South Korean Schools to Replace All Textbooks with Tablets – TNW Asia.

Am I heralding the doom of print? No, not right now. But I also bet that people argued that lamps powered by whale oils were far superior to anything else. That argument seems rather silly now. I bet this one will, too. It’s only a matter of when.