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Sometimes, paper rules. The ease of listing things out, of crossing things off, of making ticks, of drawing diagrams. The kinaesthetic experience hasn’t been matched yet by Apple Pencil or other devices.

Paper can also easily be digitized now. One photo and it becomes near-immortal. It can be reused, repurposed, or discarded without effort.

However, one of the best things about paper is that it takes me out of my usually element of slumped over a laptop. I become more of me. My ability to think isn’t related to the consumption of information. With paper and a pen, I have nothing left to do but output something.

Maybe there could be a true digital equivalent of paper where it feels lifelike and only allows for input to it?

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