Books Versus Documents: What’s Wrong With So-Called ‘E-Books’

Jon Stokes:

In short, electronic “books” are nothing of the sort, and if Kindle aims to be an electronic substitute (replacement?) for the “book,” then it has missed the mark by a mile. The basic problem with the current e-book + reader combination is twofold: the single-page format, and the lack of ready markup and annotation features.

Tuesday, 27 November 2007