Saturday, December 31, 2011

Neverending stories ...

... Nicholas Carr on E-Books - (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

An e-book ... is far different from an old-fashioned printed one. The words in the latter stay put. In the former, the words can keep changing, at the whim of the author or anyone else with access to the source file. The endless malleability of digital writing promises to overturn a whole lot of our assumptions about publishing.