Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Reading Revolutions

10 Reading Revolutions Before E-Books” (The Atlantic) discusses more than ten reading revolutions: intensive and extensive reading; the print revolution; the emergence of the alphabet; the coming of the codex; the shift from papyrus to parchment and then to paper; the industrial revolution; the development of electronic communication and computing; intensive and extensive media; and vertical and horizontal writing and reading.