Benefits of an e-reader for academics

E-readers are no good for reading scientific papers.1¬†They’re grayscale, they’re too small, and flipping back and forth between pages takes time. That said, my e-reader has two key benefits for me as a scientist/academic. It provides a truly offline method to read content later and it lets me read books that are only available as PDFs.

An example of how a given blog post looks on my e-reader

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