Category Archives: eBooks & Hypermedia

So Many Books, So Little Time

All indications are that this Xmas past was a bumper season for eBooks. Among the stats being circulated are some just released saying that the Kindle version of books is now outselling paperbacks on Amazon.com. Needless to say, this has … Continue reading

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The Novel Will Never Die

I don’t know whether the “experts” foretelling the demise of the book sincerely believe what they’re saying, or merely enjoy the notoriety that comes from making bold and gloomy forecasts. What gets me is that they’re not just talking about … Continue reading

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Getting Hyper Over the Hyperlink

With so much information out there and so little time to absorb it, I generally do a fair bit of high-level skimming. The problem with that is that you sometimes miss details. Recently, I came across a campaign for “delinkification,” … Continue reading

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Half-Booked Thoughts on the Future of the Printed Word

For months I’ve been following, with rapt interest, the heated debate about eBooks, and what they portent for the 500-year-old medium of the printed book (a.k.a. pBook). I’d like to think it’s my journalism training (which taught me that the … Continue reading

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The Bookworm Has Turned

According to an article in the New York Times, the advent of eBooks is helping to liberate bookworms from the stigma they’ve traditionally faced.  Apparently,  it used to be that when you saw someone sitting alone in the corner, reading … Continue reading

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