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Once Upon A Time... There Was A Book        Exploring the Future of Books             by Nicola Plummer
Image
from
flickr
by
paul
goye9eImage
from
flickr
by
Erik                It
is
almost
impossible
to
imagine
all
of
this.... ...
....could
fit
into
this.                          Image
from
flickr
by
jblyberg
In
a
fast
paced
environment
where
there
is
a
large
emphasis
on
convenience,
it
is
no
wonder
ereaders
have
been
adopted
so
...
Image
from
flickr
by
Cavan
ImagesThe
Kobo
alone
reaches
2.3
million
users
worldwide.

So
why
an
ereader?                     Image
from
flickr
by
JulesHolleboom.nl
size       Image
from
flickr
by
ntr23
more
accessible
reading                          Image
from
flickr
by
Éole
ease
of
use         Image
from
flickr
by
cubicgarden
Amazon
is
selling
115
ebooks
for
every
100
paperbacks.                                    Image
from
flickr
by
...‐Wink‐...
However,
75%
of
students
said
they
prefer
printed
text
when
it
comes
to
textbooks...                     ...
noXng
that
eb...
But
what
about
the
print
market?                                   Image
from
flickr
by
mberasetagi
The
newspaper
industry
saw
a
decline
of
revenue
of
36%
              between
2000
and
2011,      and
has
been
listed
as
on...
Industry
analysts
such
as
Sarah
Rotman
Epps
have
a
call
to
acXon
for
publishers:
“your
future
is
mulX‐pla_ormed
and
      ...
But
ereaders
are
not
the
only
thing
revoluXonizing
the
                       market...                                   ...
Tablets
are
growing
at
a
rapid
rate,             and
with
Apple’s
release
of
the
iPad
2,
                      the
game
ha...
It
is
esXmated
that
of
the
24.1
million
tablets
that
will
be
sold
in
2011                                                 ...
Image
from
flickr
by
Cesar
Dominguez                                      20
million
of
them
will
be
iPad
2s.
Image
from
flickr
by
pntphoto                    That’s
almost
85%
of
the
market.

Has
Apple
become
a
monopoly? Image
from
flickr
by
enriqueburgosgarcia
The
Oxford
DicXonary
defines
an
ereader
as
             “an
electronic
version
of
a
printed
book”Image
from
flickr
by
random...
...
but
the
book
doesn’t
necessarily
need
to
be
in
print
to
be
accessible
by
an
ereader,
a
trend
found
more
and
more
     ...
Both
formats
are
enXrely
different
and
offer
your
five
senses
a
different
experience.                            So
which
will...
Will
ereaders
find
a
permanent
home
in
the
houses,
book
            clubs
and
libraries
of
our
society?                    ...
or
is
the
simple
pleasure
of
a
real
book
enough?
References        http://blogs.forrester.com/sarah_rotman_epps/11-01-04-           us_tablet_sales_will_more_than_double_t...
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    1. 1. Once Upon A Time... There Was A Book Exploring the Future of Books by Nicola Plummer
    2. 2. Image
from
flickr
by
paul
goye9eImage
from
flickr
by
Erik It
is
almost
impossible
to
imagine
all
of
this.... It
is
almost
impossible
to
imagine
all
of
this....
    3. 3. ....could
fit
into
this. Image
from
flickr
by
jblyberg
    4. 4. In
a
fast
paced
environment
where
there
is
a
large
emphasis
on
convenience,
it
is
no
wonder
ereaders
have
been
adopted
so
quickly. Image
from
flickr
by
DiGitALGoLD
    5. 5. Image
from
flickr
by
Cavan
ImagesThe
Kobo
alone
reaches
2.3
million
users
worldwide.

    6. 6. So
why
an
ereader? Image
from
flickr
by
JulesHolleboom.nl
    7. 7. size Image
from
flickr
by
ntr23
    8. 8. more
accessible
reading Image
from
flickr
by
Éole
    9. 9. ease
of
use Image
from
flickr
by
cubicgarden
    10. 10. Amazon
is
selling
115
ebooks
for
every
100
paperbacks. Image
from
flickr
by
...‐Wink‐...
    11. 11. However,
75%
of
students
said
they
prefer
printed
text
when
it
comes
to
textbooks... ...
noXng
that
ebooks
cannot
be
resold. Image
from
flickr
by
tempoincerchio
    12. 12. But
what
about
the
print
market? Image
from
flickr
by
mberasetagi
    13. 13. The
newspaper
industry
saw
a
decline
of
revenue
of
36%
 between
2000
and
2011, and
has
been
listed
as
one
of
the
top
10
dying
 industries
in
the
U.S.
 Image
from
flickr
by
kmardahl
    14. 14. Industry
analysts
such
as
Sarah
Rotman
Epps
have
a
call
to
acXon
for
publishers:
“your
future
is
mulX‐pla_ormed
and
 app
centric”Image
from
flickr
by
Guillermo
Esteves
    15. 15. But
ereaders
are
not
the
only
thing
revoluXonizing
the
 market... Image
from
flickr
by
brianjmaXs
    16. 16. Tablets
are
growing
at
a
rapid
rate, and
with
Apple’s
release
of
the
iPad
2,
 the
game
has
changed
again. Image
from
flickr
by
John
Biehler
    17. 17. It
is
esXmated
that
of
the
24.1
million
tablets
that
will
be
sold
in
2011 Image
from
flickr
by
adm
    18. 18. Image
from
flickr
by
Cesar
Dominguez 20
million
of
them
will
be
iPad
2s.
    19. 19. Image
from
flickr
by
pntphoto That’s
almost
85%
of
the
market.

    20. 20. Has
Apple
become
a
monopoly? Image
from
flickr
by
enriqueburgosgarcia
    21. 21. The
Oxford
DicXonary
defines
an
ereader
as
 “an
electronic
version
of
a
printed
book”Image
from
flickr
by
randomsurfer:प्रतीक:Gupte
    22. 22. ...
but
the
book
doesn’t
necessarily
need
to
be
in
print
to
be
accessible
by
an
ereader,
a
trend
found
more
and
more
 today. Image
from
flickr
by
pedrik
    23. 23. Both
formats
are
enXrely
different
and
offer
your
five
senses
a
different
experience. So
which
will
prove
to
be
 more
durable? Image
from
flickr
by
nw10photography
    24. 24. Will
ereaders
find
a
permanent
home
in
the
houses,
book
 clubs
and
libraries
of
our
society? Image
by
Handout,
NaXonal
Post
    25. 25. or
is
the
simple
pleasure
of
a
real
book
enough?
    26. 26. References http://blogs.forrester.com/sarah_rotman_epps/11-01-04- us_tablet_sales_will_more_than_double_this_year http://blogs.forrester.com/sarah_rotman_epps/11-03-02- ipad_2_will_claim_80_of_us_tablet_market_share_in_2011 http://www.finfacts.ie/irishfinancenews/article_1022309.shtml http://oxforddictionaries.com/view/entry/m_en_us1242960 http://www.printcan.com/news/2011/20110512776.shtml http://www.smartbitchestrashybooks.com/index.php/weblog/comments/ untethered-the-wrap-up-and-drinking-game/http://www.thestar.com/business/article/950307--kobo-e-reader-reveals-it- has-2-7-million-users
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