At any rate, the fact is that previously the measure of literacy was the ease of intake. The more advanced measure of literacy is the ability to compare and contrast and then make a personal judgment. In that sense, more people than ever before in human history are becoming literate.
It's still a niche market. But it's rapidly growing. The center of growth is in the education industry. That's why the sooner printers help reinvent education, the more clicks for everyone.
Print is a good read:
@Print 21 magazine article
Thursday, 04 June 2009
Is the shift in communication to an online world responsible for a decline in standards of literacy? Phillip Lawrence thinks so and believes that printers should be telling their customers the same thing too."