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Predictions Of A Paperless Future

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Predictions of a paperless future go back to the 1800's. And since then, as technology has advanced, such predictions  have only increased. Today, despite a dizzying array of technological alternatives to paper, those prediction have not come true.

Whether we're reading, writing or working, we just can't seem to part with the stuff. But how long will this last? And Why are we so attached to paper anyway? Today we talk with experts about our longstanding love for paper.

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Josh is a producer for WNPR's talk shows. He has produced for Where We Live and is currently producing for The Colin McEnroe Show.

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