Yes, I know it is extraordinary. There were a few people who used to walk around reading books, but they were very few, and were probably known eccentrics.
And there is another constraint, which is that Kindles are still quite new. People have only just started openly reading them on the Tube. I remember my boss at the BBC in about 1989-90, who had a mobile phone (a brick) but refused to use it in public because of attitudes towards yuppies.
But I have recently seen two different people looking at e-readers while putting one foot in front of the other.
According to Google Images, it happens in New York (right). Doesn’t everything? But here?Tagged in: new technology, technology
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