In Wired, Clive Thompson points out this influence in digital calendar apps, where the monthly view stubbornly sticks to showing a single calendar month, regardless of how much of that month is in the past. This is relic of paper calendars where it made sense to put each month on a single sheet - but digital calendars are free to show just the current week plus the next several weeks, a much more useful proposition. So, why don't they...? Skeuomorphismmmm!!