Scrolling Forward Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age

11 Scrolling Forward IT IS MORE THAN TWENTY YEARS since I left the world of
computers behind in search of greener pastures, expecting never to return.
Without quite realizing it at the time, in moving to London to study calligraphy and
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Scrolling Forward  Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age

Scrolling Forward Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age

We are surrounded by documents of all kinds, from receipts to letters, business memos to books, yet we rarely stop to reflect on their significance. Now, in this period of digital transition, our written forms as well as out reading and writing habits are being questioned and transformed by new technologies ad practices. What is the future of the book? Is paper about to disappear? With the Internet and World Wide Web, what will happen to libraries, copyright and education? Starting with a simple deli lunch receipt, SCROLLING FORWARD examines documents of all kinds from the perspectives of culture, history, and technology in order to show how they can work and what they say about us and the values we carry into the new age.

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Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age
Language: en
Pages: 999
Authors: David M. Levy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-23 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

We are surrounded by documents of all kinds, from receipts to letters, business memos to books, yet we rarely stop to reflect on their significance. Now, in this period of digital transition, our written forms as well as out reading and writing habits are being questioned and transformed by new
Scrolling Forward, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: David M. Levy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A fascinating, insightful, and wonderfully written exploration of the document. Like Henry Petroski’s The Pencil, David Levy’s Scrolling Forward takes a common, everyday object, the document, and illuminates what it reveals about us, both in the past and in the digital age. We are surrounded daily by documents of all
Scrolling Forward
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: David M. Levy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-23 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Like Henry Petroski’s The Pencil, David Levy’s Scrolling Forward takes a common, everyday object, the document, and illuminates what it reveals about us, both in the past and in the digital age. We are surrounded daily by documents of all kinds—letters and credit card receipts, business memos and books, television
Notes on Bookplates (ex-libris)
Language: en
Pages: 76
Authors: John Paul Rylands
Categories: Bookplates
Type: BOOK - Published: 1889 - Publisher:

Books about Notes on Bookplates (ex-libris)
Multiple Award Federal Supply Schedule
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: John Paul Rylands
Categories: Letting of contracts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher:

Books about Multiple Award Federal Supply Schedule

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