Paper still going strong, despite the 'paperless office' predictions of the 70s

22/04/2015

The phrase 'paperless office' was coined way back in the 1970s, when commentators, buoyed by the exciting potential offered by technology, predicted that all record handling would be purely electronic by the 1990s.

It is now the year 2015 and the thought of a completely paperless office is still unfathomable for most of us. The BBC's Jane Wakefield's looks at some of paper's best-loved properties and what the future may hold for this enduring material.

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Source: Jane Wakefield, 2015. "Can Paper Survive the Digital Age?". BBC News, 22 April.