tempus edax rerum
time the devourer of all things
Early iPad: "The book reader of the future"
Everyday Science and Mechanics (April 1935)
In case you find one
Imagine an information storage device that: “Can go anywhere, and is totally portable. Something that can be started and stopped at will along its data stream, allowing the user to access the information in an effective, easy manner. . . . We have this device. It’s called a book.”
- Isaac Asimov (1989);
BYTE (July 1980)