Good on paper: flights of fintasy in the finternet future

Good on paper: flights of fintasy in the finternet future
Paper is so yesterday. (Image: Getty)
David Chaplin
Somewhere beyond the reinforced concrete and triple-brick wall next door, a couple of minimum wage functionaries are converting historical client documents into digital form.The scanning is easy, the accountant told me, but removing the staples takes forever.Just round the corner a five-generation family-owned printing firm has closed shop for the last time, the giant machines sent away by truck to their final resting place.Paper is so yesterday.'Stuck in the past'Except today hasn’t dawned quite everywhere, according to a recent...

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