In this age of the internet with the advance of the ebook concept, there are certain aspects of life whose nature will change irrevocably before we can even realize it has happened. At dinner with friends the other night it was asked, what will happen to the libraries at summer houses when there are no longer the passed along paperbacks of old? You can’t leave behind a download. There’s nowhere to leave it….
There is an interesting treatment of the nature of browsing in this article.