“Study after study in the 1990s asked potential users what they would do with the internet if they got access to it, and the commonest answers always clustered around ‘I’ll use it to find information,’ ‘I’ll use it to help me with my schoolwork,’ and so on. Whenever a poll asked people already online what [...]
Because the evolution of printed and digital media is so prevalent in this course, I thought it would be interesting to analyze just how much the traffic has shifted from physical books to electronic books.
Thesis: The Kindle’s recommended books and other lists of books to read is greatly impacting the literary world in a similar way [...]
By supplying supermarket-style shopping carts to its patrons, Barnes & Noble encouraged them to purchase more books than they otherwise could carry comfortably around the store. –Stiphas (67)
Although this assigned reading was mostly a history lesson dealing with the death of small-town bookstores and the rapid expansion of big-box stores as well as internet [...]
Just as “video kiled the radio star,” many partisans of print believe that e-books threaten to kill off their paper-based counterparts. Their fears may not be altogether unfounded. —Stiphas (22)
The first reading of The Late Age of Print takes me back yet again to the spring semester of my sophomore year when I last enrolled in [...]