Tuesday, July 3, 2012

From Ebooks to Networked Books

Hugh McGuire asks: What is the difference between an ebook and the internet? Ebooks can be made to look like print books, but they are more like the internet. The best future for the book would be p+e+i. E.g., YouVersion:­ a “Bible App [that] allows users to read the Bible, share verses with their social networks, bookmark their favorite passages, and more.”

Here is McGuire's TEDx Montreal talk, “The Blurring Lines Between Books and the Internet”: