Creation of "living books" redefines reading and literacy
| Aug 04, 2010
Remember when our imaginations brought the printed page to life? Now, digital tools are creating "living books" that are changing the concept of a book and what it means to be literate. “Cover story: Open up to the reading and writing revolution,” a post on the Brand X technology and culture blog of the Los Angeles Times, offers a fascinating take on how the digital revolution is changing the very nature of the reading and writing experience. Embedded video and other digital tools now make it possible to create living books that talk to readers, quiz them on their grasp of the material, play videos, connect them with others, and enable readers to reach out to authors, provide instant reaction, and even become creative collaborators. Read the full story at Brand X Daily.