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Old 02-02-2009, 06:07 AM   #1
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The once and future e-book...

...is the title of a truly magisterial article on the development and public perception of ebooks, by John Siracusa on

Ars Technica

It's relatively long but well worth the effort.
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Old 02-02-2009, 10:31 AM   #2
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This article is very interesting, although I hope we don't have to wait for the current generation to die off before ebooks truly arrive. It is probably the current publisher generation that needs to go, and this Ars article has been referenced several times in the thread Cheaper e-books will kill us, says publisher.
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Old 02-02-2009, 11:52 AM   #3
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Brilliant article. Very well thought out and written.
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:53 PM   #4
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Thanks for posting this, definitely worth the read
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Old 02-02-2009, 02:47 PM   #5
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It is a very good read.
It parallels this article on music publishing quite well.
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