The decision by M.I.T. to use the iPad technology directly affects paper companies, and Apple Inc. The paper company that the university gets it's paper from will lose money while Apple will gain revenue. The action would not have the power to topple the paper company but in years to come the change by the university can become influential to other universities, companies, and general populations around the globe to become "paperless".
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
M.I.T. Admissions Going Paperless
Zach from Group 5 discusses how the use of technology is helping or hurting educational institutions (specifically M.I.T.) attempt to go paperless. Below is an excerpt of his discussion, if you are interested please read his full post.