Become a Better Online Reader

At the New Yorker, Maria Konnikova looks at how to become a better online reader: In new research that she and her colleagues will present for the first time at the upcomingconference of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media, in Torino, Italy, Mangen is finding that that may indeed be the case. [Read More...]

Should You Ask Santa for a Tablet or an E-reader?

From WikiCommons

“Should you ask Santa for a tablet or an e-reader?” Edward C. Baig, writing for USA Today, recently asked this question in an article the evaluates the relative benefits and limits of tablets and e-readers. His article does an excellent job laying out the specifics and making recommendations. If you’re thinking about purchasing a tablet [Read More...]

Tech Trends: E-Books Outsell Print Books at Amazon; Thumbs Up for Kindle!

Amazon's Kindle, 3rd edition

Well, it’s happened. It wasn’t unexpected. But it happened sooner than many pundits had predicted. The New York Times reports that Amazon since April 1, 2011, Amazon is selling more e-books than print books (hardcover and paperback combined). “We had high hopes that this would happen eventually, but we never imagined it would happen this [Read More...]


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