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This series demonstrates how certain technologies have evolved, transforming life at home, work and school; each volume focuses on a particular invention or device, enabling readers to learn about the device's development, how it works, and its impact.; In this exciting new title for the Tech 360 series, author Hal Marcovitz examines the enormous popularity of e-books in ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published April 2nd 2013 by Lucent Books
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This title is one of the Technology 360 series. It begins with a timeline of the advances in book publishing. It traces the creation of the e-book, beginning with the words of the Declaration of Independence being typed into a computer in 1971. Then readers are taken on the e-books evolutionary ride: Project Gutenberg, the Bookman, E Ink, the Kindles and Nooks of today. The technologies associated with e-books (LCD displays and touchscreens) are explained in simple terms. The book also addresses ...more
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Hal Marcovitz has been making his living as a writer for more than a quarter-century. He has worked as a reporter and columnist for several daily newspapers, and can now be found reporting for The Morning Call of Allentown, PA, where he covers government and politics in the Bucks County Courthouse in suburban Philadelphia.

Hal is also the author of more than 50 nonfiction books for young readers. H
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