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Paper 425_elpub2008:
When Codex meets network: toward an ideal Smartbook

id 425_elpub2008
authors Van Alstyne, Greg; Logan, Robert K
year 2008
title When Codex meets network: toward an ideal Smartbook
source ELPUB2008. Open Scholarship: Authority, Community, and Sustainability in the Age of Web 2.0 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Electronic Publishing held in Toronto, Canada 25-27 June 2008 / Edited by: Leslie Chan and Susanna Mornati. ISBN 978-0-7727-6315-0, 2008, p. 425
summary The experience of using a book in the classical, codex form – more than 1000 years old – is far from “broken.” However it is ripe for evolutionary enhancement. A cambrian explosion of forms is underway, offering new software, hardware, appliances, systems and networks that seek to extend and enhance the pleasure, power and utility of reading. But which of these forms, if any, promises the ideal combination of qualities and functions?
keywords ebooks; reading; design thinking; network
series ELPUB:2008
type poster
email gvanalstyne@faculty.ocad.ca
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