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Josh Marshall on Kindlemania

Josh Marshall just read a book on his wife’s Kindle, and quickly perceived its implication for the old tree-based technology. Marshall thinks that the book is going down in the same way that the newspaper is going down. Timber!: I’ve always been an … Continue reading

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The Kindle and No-Handed Reading

Steven Berlin Johnson just got his first Kindle, and here’s something that he especially likes about it: When he was on John Stewart, Jeff Bezos mentioned that the Kindle was great for one-handed reading, which got a salacious chuckle from … Continue reading

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The Twitter Slayers?: Will E-Readers and Russell Wilcox’s “E Ink” Save Us From the Dumbing-Down of Civilization?

Electronic media seems to be killing the book business and long-form journalism. Enter Russell Wilcox, CEO of E Ink. He is, according to Fortune magazine, perhaps the savior of the world (Jesus, step aside please). Wilcox is on a mission to literally rescue … Continue reading

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Kindle 3.0?: Russ Wilcox on the Future of “E Ink”, the Electronic Newspaper, and the Electronic Book

Russ Wilcox is the co-founder and CEO of E Ink, which produces the low-power/high-contrast “electronic paper” screen that has made Amazon’s Kindle 2 such a huge success. Wilcox spoke to Xconomy.com and set some dates for what’s just over the horizon … Continue reading

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