Reading In Four Dimensions
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Reading In Four Dimensions

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This is a story about the future of publishing.

It's a tale of how books are changing the internet, and how the internet changed reading.

It's an exploration of digital and print, social writers and readers, a 17th-century blogger and a fake politician from a parallel universe.

It's an explanation of why the publishing industry is about to change.

This is a story about time....more
ebook, 21 pages
Published (first published August 2nd 2011)
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This is an interesting essay in a few parts that's worth getting hold of, even if you don't have a kindle - it's easily readable on various kindle apps, just because it's so slight.

I'm not so much interested in reviewing this - it's very good, and written in a clear, relaxed style - as just adding a few thoughts about it, and the idea of reading works that exist as timed, almost performance pieces, with the help of the internet. A lot of space in this essay is given to discussing a blog that con...more
Part three had some interesting observations, but I was ultimately left wondering what the point was in even writing this, let alone publish it. Didn't seem to have any real conclusion other than, "isn't this neat?" Pretty "duh" essay.
Sections 2 and 4 were my fav.
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