simple book on laptop
owen at ywwg.com
Wed Jan 24 09:48:29 EST 2007
I read the novel Blindsight on my btest-1 using the pdf version and
xbook. It was quite readable, although reading it in black and white
mode required some careful angling of the screen so it would catch the
light from my floor lamp just right.
I was regularly able to read for an hour or two without worrying about
On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 16:18 -0800, Brewster Kahle wrote:
> For a talk at the Commonwealth Club in SF on the future of the book, Dan
> Aronson made a book display for the laptop in tablet mode. We passed it
> around and a room of people flipped pages on this cool book on this
> nifty laptop.
> If you have a B1 OLPC and want to do this, then go to book:
> and read the review that has the way to configure the keycodes so that
> the direction pad on the tablet map into direction keys and if flips the
> then click on the HTML link on the left hand side.
> It looks really good. The 200 dpi screen is very nice even on scanned
> Go open books, go open laptop.
> PS. next we have to make something real work, but it is nice to see
> simple demos work.
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