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Press Display

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005 · No Comments

sfchronicle_011205.jpg I’ve always loved the news and believe strongly in the need to archive and preserve it. I also love technology and how it changes and improves our lives in so many ways. When news and technology converge, it’s really exciting.

I’ve seen other sites like it in the past, but none with such superb technology and ease of use as Press Display, which I stumbled across yesterday via a link from Press Display allows you to view both the thumbnails and high-resolution (PDF-esque) replicas of newspapers from around the world. You can zoom in on each page and navigate around with ease.

The catch? A $9.95 monthly fee to read more than just the front page of your favorite newspapers from around the world. It’s almost worth it, considering that I pay $40+ every 6 weeks for home delivery of the Times Union.

One of the many things I miss about living in San Francisco is reading the Chronicle. Now I can read it again, if only the front page, unless I decide to fork over the monthly fee.

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