Jim Lynch

Are E-Readers Greener than Books?

Currently the top selling electronic devices are e-readers like the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook, the Sony Reader, and also the Apple iPad, which runs the iBooks application, a free e-book reader program and gateway to Apple's iBookstore. The question is: are e-readers greener than books?

Confessions of a Paper Person

I like paper. My boss once labeled me a "Paper Person" after admitting that she doesn't use paper. Notebooks, notes, stickies: you have no place on her immaculate desk! And then there's my desk... I take notes, I have checklists, I read magazines, books, and I prefer to read printed copies of content I find online. That last admission is a hard pill to swallow, but it's true.