dead-tree format

dead-tree format

A copy of a written work printed on paper (i.e., the product of "dead" trees), especially that which is also available in a digital format. With everything available online these days, it's a wonder anyone would pay for the dead-tree format.
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Finally Web on-the-Go in its dead-tree format as opposed to an eBook blog posts or a Webinar does not take advantage of the technology praised so highly in the book thus undermining the concept of wireless as a progressive panacea.
com see their work as the journalism of the future, while we of the dead-tree format can be seen as the past.
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