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For eccentric book-lovers with beards and cats

"..it is refreshing to see Jason Merkoski, a leader of the team that built Amazon's first Kindle, dispense with the usual techo-utopianism and say, “I think we’ve made a proverbial pact with the devil in digitizing our words.” [more inside]
posted by stbalbach on Apr 9, 2013 - 90 comments

The "flipback", a new kind of book

A new kind of book has been created in Holland, where its sold over 1m copies since it came out in 2009. Now finding its way to England, called the "flipback", the pages are super thin Bible paper with a special lay-flat spine and small format, making it suitable for reading with one hand, thumb page-flips, and shirt pocket storage.
posted by stbalbach on Mar 21, 2011 - 63 comments

E-book piracy accelerates

With the success of the Kindle and iPad e-book piracy accelerates.
posted by stbalbach on Feb 21, 2011 - 178 comments

A Kindle, iPad and printed book are magnified 400x

A Kindle, iPad and printed book are magnified 400x.
posted by stbalbach on Aug 17, 2010 - 55 comments

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