Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Future of Reading

The New York Times has begun a series of articles on the future of reading.   Reading this article online has some particular benefits– one being the ease with which I discovered this article (through my NYTimes notification service where … Continue reading

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The Gutenberg Elegies

Sven Birkerts, in his 1994 book, The Gutenberg Elegies, explores the issue of reading in an electronic age. This quote from his book mirrors my point about the dichotomy of deep reading and power browsing: The more complex and sophisticated … Continue reading

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