The future of the printed word
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The future of the printed word

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Published by Frances Pinter in London .
Written in English


  • Publishers and publishing -- Automation,
  • Printing,
  • Information networks,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems,
  • Micrographics,
  • Communication

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

Statementedited by Philip Hills
ContributionsHills, P. J.
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22775645M
ISBN 100903804700

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  This book tells the story of how readers participate in the future of the word, the eschatology of texts. If texts have a future in the kingdom of God, then readers' engagements with them—everything from preservation and utterance to translation, criticism, and call and response—can cultivate those futures in the love of the : Tiffany Eberle Kriner.   The e-book is about convenience, the printed book is about ownership and identity. My prediction for the future of the printed word, is that it will become an article of rarity and reverence -- similar to fine art. I foresee the book becoming something only available.   The Past, Present and Future of the Printed Book. The all-too-familiar tale of digital disruption that we’ve seen play out in television, transportation, accommodation and music hasn’t quite.   The End of Borders and the Future of the Printed Word. Peter Osnos. to re-shape the business out of acknowledgment that printed book sales will continue to decline for the foreseeable future.

  In the future, books have a minimal chance of surviving. Electronic media are quickly replacing the printed media and within a little time, books will be of little use in our society.   The future of the printed book must go back into the past. All of our knowledge up to the present has been simply reading the experiences of others written on paper to be passed on to generation after generation. No one can take the written word away from us when written on paper. The paper can be buried for millions of years, floating upon the.   “If you printed copies of a book in Venice, you could sell five to the captain of each ship leaving port,” says Palmer, which created the first mass-distribution mechanism for printed books.   It's possible that in the distant future we will "read" by injecting word venom into our bloodstream, but I don't think printed books are going away anytime soon.

  If the printed word becomes a thing of the past, it may affect how we think. founder of the Institute for the Future of the Book and co-founder of Voyager and the Criterion Collection. In The Future of Text Book: A Vision. Growing out of the annual Symposium, we have put together a book published by Future Text Publishing on the possible futures of text which has turned out to be the largest survey of the future of text ever undertaken, with a wide range of different perspectives and inspirations.. The book is intended to be a collection of dreams for how we want text to. Welcome to the future of words: the printed dictionary The German for dictionary, Wörterbuch, literally means “word book Growing evidence from the classroom points to the printed word. As people become even more environmentally conscious, they will start looking for different ways to print books. Making e-books on computers will be the most likely method. We are living in a computer age now, so computers will completely replace books in the future. Computers can store much more information than books.