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The Evolution of the Digital Reader

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Talk for the Beyond the Book Summit, June 22, 2010

Talk for the Beyond the Book Summit, June 22, 2010

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  • Kindle – WhispeSync TechnologyApple -
  • Value of network is not access to content, it’s access to people!
  • Semantic Web is a term coined by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) director Sir Tim Berners-Lee[1]. It describes methods and technologies to allow machines to understand the meaning - or "semantics" - of information on the World Wide Web[2].
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    • 1. TheEvolution of the Digital Reader
      Helene BlowersDigital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan LibraryJune 2010
    • 2. Sony Reader2006
      Kindle2007
      Kindle 2
      2009
      Kindle DX2009
      EreaderiPhone apps
      2009
      Nook2009
    • 3.
    • 4. 09/09
    • 5.
    • 6. ?
    • 7.
    • 8.
    • 9. Evolution of digital reading …
      eBook
      Digital =
    • 10.
    • 11.
    • 12.
    • 13. Evolution of digital reading …
      eBook
      Digital =
      Networked =
      iBook
    • 14. Library
      Network
      Reader
    • 15. Reading in the cloud = Sync’d
      Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, `and what is the use of a book,' thought Alice `without pictures or conversation?
    • 16.
    • 17.
    • 18. Metcalfe's lawThe value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system (n2)
    • 19. The value of a network is not access to content.
      The value of a network is access to people who have content and opinions about content.
    • 20.
    • 21. http://www.youtube.com/user/TheCopiaChannel#p/a/u/2/Qwf2jitON-U
    • 22. http://www.rdpl.org/images/events/book_checkout_1970_resized.gif
    • 23. http://thewere42.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/lend-a-book-to-friend-nook-grab-600.jpg
    • 24.
    • 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mathys/4124071183
    • 26. Evolution of digital reading …
      eBook
      Digital =
      Networked =
      iBook
      ?
    • 27.
    • 28.
    • 29. Evolution of digital reading …
      eBook
      Digital =
      Networked =
      iBook
      eyeBook
      Smart =
    • 30. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QocWsWd7fc
      http://text20.net/
    • 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/beejaymurphy/2852653184
    • 32. Evolution of digital reading …
      Digital
      Networked
      Smart !
    • 33. Questions ?
      My Slides are @www.slideshare.net/hblowers
      Helene BlowersDigital Strategy DirectorColumbus Metropolitan Libraryhblowers@columbuslibrary.org
      http://news.softpedia.com/images/news2/One-Laptop-Per-Child-Pushes-XO-Innovation-to-New-Heights-6.jpg

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