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(Pic) Instrumented Reading: A Graph Of Reader Paths On The Kindle

(Pic) Instrumented Reading: A Graph Of Reader Paths On The Kindle
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A graph of readers' paths through a Kindle-based book begins to reveal different reading patterns.

Dan Gould
  • 22 january 2010

A graph of readers’ paths through a Kindle-based book begins to reveal different reading patterns. Writer and media inventor Robin Sloan created the graph of The Truth About the East Wind, where The x-??axis is elapsed read­ing time (in min­utes), and the y-??axis is progress through the story. The graph was made using an anonymous scroll-tracker, which pings reader data back to Amazon.

Robin Sloan: The pale blue fuzz of readership

[via Justin Wehr]

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