Via Alan Jacobs, who rightly encourages you to read the whole thing.
It’s not technophobic or Luddite to recognize that the techie questions are largely beside the point. The scope of their effects lies on a time scale that none of us can foresee, thus creating not genuine questions but opportunities for self-serving predictions.
The specific concern for the future of the bound-page book should be seen for what it is: a form of fond special pleading whereby a particular (how I like to read) masquerades as a universal (reading!).
His essay is more thoughtful and substantial than those quotes, by the way. I just thought they were funny.
Does reading have a future? A noted Canadian philosopher gazes into the future