A by-the-book reader meets the Kindle (NYT)

The slim, envelope-size Kindle is undeniably convenient, even for the curmudgeonly. – Picture caption from  By-the-Book Reader Meets the Kindle – NYTimes.com.


This first-person article about the accommodations that even a “curmudgeon” is willing to make when the technology is good enough, and the use case is right, to me is another confirmation of my hypothesis that the Kindle is showing the way toward a future in which people get paid for the content they are able to deliver conveniently (emphasis most emphatically mine).  ‘Nuff said; go read it.

About Owen Youngman

Professor Emeritus of Journalism and formerly Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. Formerly senior vice president/strategy and development and director of interactive media, Chicago Tribune.