Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bookmark or Webmark?

Hugh McGuire’s article in Contents Magazine is a useful recapitulation of the argument for “Books in the Browser,” a concept that has its own conference.   McGuire appears in an outstanding list of speakers for the conference on 24-26 October … Continue reading

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Bookmark – The Future of Reading?

Michael Kozlowski sums up two of the more interesting features in the new Kindle devices:  Immersion Reading and Whispersync for Voice.  Immersion Reading synchronizes your ebook with your audiobook.   This prompted some browsing to find out what science has … Continue reading

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Undefining the book

“By accident of history, we have applied the same word to pop-up illustrations for children, lavish art and architecture hardcovers, compendiums of home cooking recipes, telephone directories, multi-volume encyclopaedias, historically significant works of literature and poetry, and fun and exciting … Continue reading

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