The Future of the Book

A colleague forwarded me this video on three directions the book is taking as a result of new technology:

Whatever you think of the video, I hope you find it an exciting and encouraging alternative to the future described in the title of an article in Inside Higher Ed: “Book: buk n (obs.)”

Also related are an article on Google, search engines and student research habits, an article about DynamicBooks and College Open Textbooks, and ProfHacker’s article on the latest developments on the Digital Humanities web site.

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  • Anonymous

    Can't I "form my own opinion" by reading the bloody book? Why do I need all this crap? As for the "Alice" option; that's just weird.