|08-27-2005, 10:14 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2002
Device: Sony PRS-650 / Nexus 7 / Kindle PW
A living book through E-Ink
Biz Stone, cofounder of the blog site xanga and now Google employee, comes up with an ingenious idea that could give the term e-book new meaning: Think about a traditional dead-tree book that is somehow equipped with E-Ink (or any other e-paper technology, for that matter) and a WiFi receiver. So far, unimpressive. But then,
|08-27-2005, 11:29 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: United States
Device: Palm Treo 700p & iPaq hx2755
With e-ink being able to keep print on it's 'screen' without power, once it's set, this could give a whole new GREEN concept to traditional bound/cover books!
I for one would definitely like to see this thought carried through to some type of marketable conclusion. I only hope that it's logical and well-thought out. /shrug/ We'll see.
|08-27-2005, 05:43 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2005
Device: Opus/System76 Starling
Didn't Neil Gaiman write a story about something like this?
As a wedding present, a couple get a book about their lives. They put it away, but every few years, they take it out and it's been magically updated to include events in their alternate lives.
|08-28-2005, 03:15 PM||#4|
Join Date: May 2004
Device: Kindle Touch
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