The Future Of Books, Business & The Web

The Future Of Books, Business & The Web
technology

There was an important in-depth article in the New York Times magazine this weekend which looked at the future of books. By reacting to the current controversy around Google's scanning...

Guy Brighton
  • 15 may 2006


There was an important in-depth article in the New York Times magazine this weekend which looked at the future of books. By reacting to the current controversy around Google’s scanning of books, the article’s author and Wired magazine founder, Kevin Kelly, explores the evolution of not only the printed word but media itself. He argues that technology will overcome any barriers that are placed to protect the concept of making money from a ‘copy’ – and therefore new business models need to develop. Here are some of the interesting snippets:

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