Tag: e-reader

Kindle, Nook, Rocket Reader, iPad, and even the lowly computer can all function as e-readers, which are devices that are created to read electronic books and relieve the reader of the obligation of carting 15 novels with him on vacation

And Not-So-Free Books

Yesterday I emoted a bit on the prospect of an all-information-all-the-time database which the public could access for free, and as exemplars of this paradigm shift away from market-driven pay-as-you-go access to information I cited Project Gutenberg and Google Books. While Project Gutenberg’s 30,000+ tomes are indeed free — really free — to anyone with [...]

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