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Is the future an interactive novel read on a Google Glass? How the written word will be consumed is an important question for the future of our society.

This article titled “Kindle v Glass, apps v text: the complicated future of books” was written by Antony Loewenstein, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 26th March 2014 05.34 UTC

How many e-book consumers realise that some publishers, writers and distributors know an awful lot about their reading style? They have knowledge about how far into the book you’ve reached, when you get bored, which characters you like and those you don’t. Amazon, Apple and Google, along with countless large publishers, embrace the idea of providing products that readers are apparently craving.

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