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Say hey to Paul St John Mackintosh, our newest contributing writer
May 18, 2013 | 10:47 am

Paul St John MackintoshMy life on the borderland between text and tech started in adolescence as a sci-fi nerd, dreaming of a future that started to come true around the release of the first Star Wars film, and has since been outstripping most fancies from that era year on year, hand over fist. As a writer and editor, though, I only got into electronic text by chance when I took a job editing and localizing entries for the first generation of Microsoft's Encarta CD-ROM encyclopedia in the mid-1990s, when multimedia, never mind the Internet, was only just getting going. I spent the next five...

A Unique E-Book Concept Merges Dead Tree Pulp With the Web
November 13, 2012 | 6:30 pm

  By Brian Howard | for Book Business Fast Company has an article and video today on Polish art student Waldek Węgrzyn's ebook/pbook hybrid, an El Lissitzky-inspired project for his masters degree at the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice. Węgrzyn's project, a more or less hardwired physical book that interacts with a digital interface as it's read, is beyond mesmerizing. Plus, we give high marks to any and all El Lissitzky references. From the article: "The concept is as obvious as it is radical: instead of making readers choose between physical and digital, why not give them the best of both?" * * * Follow us @TeleRead  Join...