Trend: Phones Getting BiggerExample:Samsung Galaxy NoteIs it a phone?Is it a tablet?Why we care?New format for“to go” content Slashgear.com review
Apps: Reading Experience is Changing Coliloquy “Active fiction” on Kindle Readers choose “pathways.” Readers customize the narrative.Coliloquy: “Just as in life, readers cannot go back and change theirminds once a decision is made. Every choice leads to repercussions, Video gameensuring that every reading experience is completely different.” experience?
Cool, But…As Losowsky notes:It’s a Two-way Experience1. You shape the narrative, follow a character, etc.2. Your choices gets transmitted back to Amazon (anonymously). Why? Next slide…
How They Use the Data?Authors write serial narratives based on readerchoices that the device has collected.
Where Might this All Lead?Lowsowsky predicts:• Stories that you can only read once.• Books whose words disappear as you read them.• Books whose covers change as the narrative progresses
I Hope it Leads To…Cool new ways of storytelling for journalists.