Reading texts on computers is unpleasant

The real growth in the adoption of e-books will happen when the traditional book is deconstructed and reconstructed (textually, behaviorally and commercially) in order to create new paradigms for storing and delivering content in electronic forms. Carden, 2008

This is an important problem because Mass adoption of written media with novel cognitive supports requires mass adoption of reading on computers (or else we need Methods for bringing dynamic mediums to physical reading contexts).

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Carden, M. T. J. (2008). E-Books are not books. Proceeding of the 2008 ACM Workshop on Research Advances in Large Digital Book Repositories - BooksOnline ’08, 9.

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