Category Archives: Reading Practices

This Blog has Moved – Come and Visit Me at the New Address!

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The Future of the Book According to IDEO

Summary and short commentary on IDEO’s three proposals for the future of the book, including Nelson, Coupland and Alice. The commentary draws upon other media such as Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain and touches upon the influence a concept like Alice would have on interactive and non-linear narratives in fiction. Continue reading

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Considering the “Dedicated Reading Experience”

A short response to statements made by Kobo CEO Michael Serbinis about the “dedicated reading experience” and how it affects consumer preferences for various e-readers. This BookBotics blog response considers the marketplace that is possible for consumers who view e-readers as an opportunity for advancements in contemporary reading practices. Continue reading

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From Paintings on Stone Walls and Papyrus to E-Paper – Mediums of Reading

Innovations in e-paper will transform the accessibility of e-readers. Advancements in e-paper is just another way in which humans continue to contribute to the evolution of writing materials. Continue reading

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