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The Extinction Of Printers, The End Of Paper

Later this week, I’m going to a sporting event. The tickets were bought online. But they’re asking that I print out the ticket in order to get into the arena. I just checked my calendar. It’s 2014. When will this madness end?

If I had to guess, I’d say that 75% of the things I printed last year were tickets to sporting events and/or shows where a physical copy of the ticket was required. Why were they required? Who knows. We all carry these small devices perfectly capable of displaying an electronic ticket. 1 But some venues are seemingly nostalgic and reluctant to change.

But they’ll have to, of course. And so I wonder: how long until there is no more paper in this world?

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Anonymous asked:

So you're trying to compare this little iPad drawing app, which you've obviously invested in hence the plug here, to something as game changing as Photoshop? You must have just got back from the bar.

No investment in Paper, just a fan.

Also, your comment is basically the same one that has been made about every “game changer” before it became big. Hence the term “game changing”.

Also, I was actually at a bar.

fiftythreenyc
fiftythreenyc:

Apple Design Award
Just over a year ago we started developing Paper. Our idea: to make mobile creation better. Today at WWDC, Apple recognized our work with an Apple Design Award. Thank you. It really could not have happened without the support of Apple’s platforms and the ingenuity of your creations.
Paper is where ideas begin… and in the truest sense of the word, we’re only beginning. Ideas have places to go. We want to be part of that voyage, and we hope you will too. Keep creating. We’re hiring.

Worthy win. Awesome response.

fiftythreenyc:

Apple Design Award

Just over a year ago we started developing Paper. Our idea: to make mobile creation better. Today at WWDC, Apple recognized our work with an Apple Design Award. Thank you. It really could not have happened without the support of Apple’s platforms and the ingenuity of your creations.

Paper is where ideas begin… and in the truest sense of the word, we’re only beginning. Ideas have places to go. We want to be part of that voyage, and we hope you will too. Keep creating. We’re hiring.

Worthy win. Awesome response.