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Re-thinking Reading in the Context of a New Wave of Electronic Reading Devices

We are currently witnessing a new wave of digital reading devices that will probably significantly change the way we read and publish. This is not the first digital revolution of aspects of cultural production and perception. This paper compares the previous digital revolutions of the music, film and publishing industries and attempts a prognosis of coming changes in the way we will work with digital texts. As a conclusion a new notion of interface design for the emerging reading ecology is proposed.


Andreas Kratky. “Re-Thinking Reading in the Context of a new Wave of Electronic Reading Devices.” In: F. Cipolla Ficarra, C. Castro Lozano, E. Nicol, A. Kratky (eds.) Human Computer Interaction, Tourism and Cultural Heritage: First International Workshop, HCITOCH 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 6529. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Springer, 2011: 1-11


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