The Future of Le Livre?

By • Jul 16th, 2009 • Category: 26th Story, Big Ideas, Technology

Leave it to the French to give us such a civilized vision of how the physical book and electronic book might someday coexist. While today we are being asked to choose between e-books we download online and physical books we might buy after a delightful conversation with our local bookseller, perhaps the future will marry the two experiences, n’est-ce pas? Check out this short film, recommended by The Tattered Cover’s Joyce Meskis:

Editis Film

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  • Alessandro Segalini

    “Future Laptop” by Kyle Bean:

  • Bill Frank

    Great video. I enjoyed it, although I’m not sure I agree with the idea that traditional books will be relegated to being ojjets d’art.

    The video reminds me of a video done by Apple Computer in 1987 (22 years earlier) on the future of computing. Do you see the similarities?

  • Vincent Piccolo

    This is a pretty old video actually (from 2007) and since that time many things have happened

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