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How Michael Hart Revolutionized the Internet

Michael Hart is the oft-ignored father of e-books and much else in our Internet culture besides. In the annus mirabilis of 1971,Guest Posting Michael Hart conceived of electronic books (e-books), open sourcing, and of user-generated content in one stroke of … Continue reading

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The Future of the Book

One of the first acts of the French National Assembly in 1789 was to issue this declaration: “The free communication of thought and opinion is one of the most precious rights of man; every citizen may therefore speak, write and … Continue reading

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