Remember the days when heading off to college meant paying insane amounts of money for a gigantic stack of textbooks? It’s still that way, and science has yet to tell us exactly why textbooks are so much more expensive than regular books. But we might be getting even soon.
Is it even a question that, at some point in the near future, the traditional textbooks we’re used to will be replaced with e-readers and tablets? That’s where we’re headed, and here’s what the numbers behind the trend look like.