What Will Happen To Your Emails After You're Dead?

What do we lose in a world without handwritten letters? A new book explores how the digital age affects how we communicate.New York Times bestselling author Simon Garfield is worried that we are losing track of our communications. No, he's not griping about NSA mass surveillance and government storage of our daily exchanges––He's concerned that we risk losing them forever.Read Full Story     Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pew report assures us that, even in the digital age, libraries continue to serve a variety of functions.Perhaps the most groundbreaking aspect of “Library Services in the Digital Age,” the report released today by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project is how... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Fast Company | 2012-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ AdWeek | 2012-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ AllThingsD | 2012-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Engadget | 2012-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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