06 APR 2011 by ideonexus

 No Book Will Be an Island

Yet the common vision of the library's future (even the e-book future) assumes that books will remain isolated items, independent from one another, just as they are on shelves in your public library. There, each book is pretty much unaware of the ones next to it. When an author completes a work, it is fixed and finished. Its only movement comes when a reader picks it up to animate it with his or her imagination. In this vision, the main advantage of the coming digital library is portability ...
Folksonomies: research ebooks books curating
Folksonomies: research ebooks books curating
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Kevin Kelly new media prediction that echoes why I use MemexPlex for logging my research.