[OT] HyperCard and the Interactive Web
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 11:12:56 CST 2012
On 02/19/2012 05:24 PM, Bernard Devlin wrote:
> I saw one version where they built a robot arm (using LEGO, I think)
> to turn the pages. The process had thereby been completely automated.
> I also understand there is a Japanese company that does such scanning
> (and reasonably priced). Last time I looked, they had a backlog of
> I feel I am still caught in the past, as in so many ways I still
> prefer physical books. It's clear that my interest in books is
> something of a notoriety in the neighbourhood, as I found out that
> people used my house as a reference point ("turn left at the
> library"). I was kind of embarrassed when I heard that.
I wouldn't worry about that. In our flat one cannot see the living-room
walls (in some places 3 books deep).
Far more worrying, to my mind, are those who never read at all.
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 7:43 AM, Richmond<richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Really fascinating stuff..........now how can I find the free time?
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