Comprehension: Kindle vs paperback book

A new study by European researchers found that recollection of plot points and story lines were “significantly” worse for readers who read on a Kindle versus a paperback book, the Guardian reports.

Full Article: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/19/readers-absorb-less-kindles-paper-study-plot-ereader-digitisation

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Print portfolio in the age of the Internet

Is The Print Portfolio Making a Comeback In the Age of The Internet?

This article published by PetaPixel, shows how photographer Erick Almas is trying to stand out from the crowd by coming back to the print portfolio. He recognizes that a print portfolio builds a deeper connection than something seen on a screen. He also explains that he had to make different portfolios depending on the media he is presenting his work.

Gannon Burgett. (July 7th, 2014). Is The Print Portfolio Making a Comeback In the Age of The Internet? Published on PetaPixel. Retrieved from: http://petapixel.com/2014/07/07/print-portfolio-making-comeback-age-internet

comScore: About Big trends of global digital market and Canada

comScore presents the 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus, where info about how the prevailing trends in web usage, online video, digital advertising, mobile, social media and e-commerce are defining the current Canadian marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead.

See the white paper on: http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Presentations-and-Whitepapers/2014/2014-Canada-Digital-Future-in-Focus

 

Understanding the Big Trends of Global Digital Market (September 17, 2013)

Speaker: Enrico Verhulst, VP Technical Account Management EMEA, comScore Europe
Event: IBC Connected World

At this introductory session, Enrico Verhulst presents the shifting patterns of internet usage, the factors driving growth in internet consumption around the world and the implications for the content industry…

See the presentation on: http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Presentations-and-Whitepapers/2013/Understanding-the-Big-Trends-of-Global-Digital-Market

Pop-up books

Pop up books promoter and collector article

For decades the country’s leading producer of the books, he (Waldo Hunt) is widely credited with having taken a long dormant, long marginalized, and long unprofitable publishing genre and making it a thriving, ubiquitous industry…

Fox Margalit. (2009, November 26). Waldo Hunt, King of the Pop-Up Book, Dies at 88. The New York Times. Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/26/arts/26hunt.html?_r=0

PARENTS WILL SPEND £3 BILLION IN TECH GADGETS FOR THEIR KIDS THIS CHRISTMAS

More than eight in ten parents (84%) will splash out £243 on electronic gifts for their kids this Christmas – almost a fifth (16%) will spend more than £400…

uSwitch. (2013, November 25)Parents will spend over £3 billion on tech gadgets for their kids this Christmas. Retrieved from: http://www.uswitch.com/media-centre/2013/11/parents-will-spend-over-3-billion-on-tech-gadgets-for-their-kids-this-christmas/