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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 9 Feb 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    OMG reading in the bath! Win win!!
     
  3. alpaca

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    i stopped printing stuff when ii stopped living with my parents. i never bought myself a printer and i'm perfectly fine with that. as tough this is a very interesting technology, i don't expect to have a specimen on my desk for some time.
     
  4. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Sounds pretty good to me - I'll bet a lot of corporate customers will queue up for this if it can lower their carbon footprints.
     
  5. Xir

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    Hmmm, is one sheet of PET more ecological than 1000 sheets of (by nature biodegradable) paper?
     
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    We use so much PET in plastic bottles (which can later be recycled), so I assume that reusable paper made from PET is practically a non-issue.

    I wonder how thick each sheet of this "paper" will be? I think that the thickness (and the weight) will affect the use of this by corporations in the future. Color would be a nice step in the future as well, but I don't see how they will manage to do anything other than black and white (with maybe some shades between).

    Also, I hope you don't take baths that are too hot, otherwise you might be erasing your pages while you soak in the tub.
     
  7. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Not if the bath is really hot though :p
     
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    The problem is the first thing people do on printouts in meetings is either doodle or write notes on it! Both of which render the £2.15 sheet useless. Unless of course you can use special pens to do that with, which will no doubt cost money too.
     
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    What if the reader is hot?

    I mean if you are HOT with clothes on then this will just get erased as soon as it sees you in the nude!!!

    :naughty:

    Erm... I'll get my coat...
     
  10. friskies

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    The "sign out" button is over there seinfeld
     
  11. Faulk_Wulf

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    If its plastic, just use Dry Erase markers. Besides don't most people in corporate environments note-take on Netbooks/Notebooks/PDA's/insert-gadget-here ?
     
  12. Xir

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    You'd be amazed at the amount of paper still used.

    Ask a beancounter to provide engineering staff with 300$ netbook/100$ PDA each or with a 5ct pencil and let them type it out afterwards?
    Typing out costs time, an engineer costs 100$ an hour so it'll repay for itself in...hmmm...we...let's go with the pencils!:D
     
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