But here's the crux of the issue for Print Output Infrastructure players.
. . While it would be great to replace college textbooks with an e-reader, courses often require multiple books. Q: How do you compare passages and quotes in books when you only have one reader? 3. On college e-textbooks: Who didn’t write in their books in college? I don’t think that the kindle note-taking features are robust enough for a Uni student. 4. The size of a kindle is too small to digest content when speed-reading.Then I said:
Since reinventing textbooks is one of my pet projects, I really like comment 52.
The trick is that Kindle 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0 with, and only with, digital print output is the secret sauce. But Amazon is already doing books on demand, so it should be pretty soon.
My recent column at Mediashift/PBS.org Print is the Next Big Thing