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"There was a time when one old eccentric guy with a notebook could do something important to science. Now even the resources of a major university are often not enough."
- Jerry Pournelle

Mediatronic Display  
  Electronic paper comes in big sheets.  

As Miss Pao worked her way through this summary, images appeared on the big sheet of mediatronic paper that Judge Fang had unrolled across his brocade tablecloth and held down with curved jade paperweights. At the moment, the image was a map of a Leased Territory called Enchantment, with one location, near the Causeway, highlighted. In the corner was another pane containing a standard picture of an anticrime sky-eye, which looked, to Judge Fang, like an American football as redesigned by fetishists; glossy and black and studded.
From The Diamond Age, by Neal Stephenson.
Published by Bantam Books in 1995
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