"We're about 20 minutes away from the point where Clarke's law kicks in and technology becomes indistinguishable from magic."
See also the entries for e-paper from Greg Bear's 2003 novel Darwin's Children.
The description reminded me of the real-life electronic palimpsest created by Xerox:
(Gyricon bichromal beads from
Electronic Erasable Paper - Xerox Seeks E-Palimpsest)
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