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Wired has a nice bit of scratch math on the potential sales number of kindles and some logic to justify the scratch math.  I like it!  Pretty good conjecture on the behavior that might drive someone to own a kindle.

“So the Kindle’s target buyer would be a person who reads so much that they have ceased instilling books and periodicals with nostalgic value…yet not so much that they are rarely far enough from a computer to really need a separate device.”

i.e. Not a very big market???????

I own one and I’m not sure I fit the above description but…. there are certain books and periodicals where I just need the data.  A no, owning a kindle has not slowed by physical book buying or reading at all.

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