If you teleported Charles Darwin from the mid-19th century to the present day, he'd surely be awed by all the magical-looking technology we take for granted. But if you sent him out on a scientific field expedition, he might be surprised for another reason: that scientists "of the future" still heavily rely on handwritten notes scrawled on paper to record their findings. Why? Hell, we've got iPhones and tablets and Internet-connected uber-brains galore--why on earth are working researchers still using the same dead-tree technology that Darwin used to sketch tortoises in the Galapagos?
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