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Reason on 'The Slow Fade of Meatspace'

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Los Angeles-based Reason contributing editor Tim Cavanaugh write cleverly this month about the battle between e-commerce and physical commerce.Between four and eight percent of U.S. retail business is conducted online, according to government and other figures that Cavanaugh sites.Those numbers are lower than he would have guessed, he writes:
"While
business experts, futurists and most of the media are out to
convince you of the game-changing power of new communication
technology, one important technical feature of the 21st century has
been the persistence of really old-fashioned ways."
The complete piece is here.
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