Yup. This is a long article because there is so much to discuss. We put as much as possible in bullet point form to make it easier to digest, along with recommendations.
For numerous reasons, we have not reached the point where paper is no longer needed, not even close. Paper is still a cheap and reliable form of storage and backup. It lasts for decades or more with zero maintenance. Got a birth certificate from 50 years ago? Sure, just open the manila file folder in this 100 year old file cabinet and there it is.
That same birth certificate, stored on a computing device at the same time, if it was stored at all, would be impossible to retrieve in the same manner.