20 Feb '12, 12pm

Book or E-Book: Which Is Better? Perhaps Neither.

Book or E-Book: Which Is Better? Perhaps Neither.

TreeHugger has been covering the growth of the e-book for years, intrigued by the dematerialization of the book from paper to bits, discussing the carbon footprint of each medium. Last year Jaymi wrote about a study that showed that one could read faster with paper books than e-books , but this week I had the opportunity to test this myself. I wanted to read David Weinberger's new book, Too Big To Know , and ordered it from the still wonderful Toronto Public Library, which had it in both media. Since the paper versions often take much longer to get, I ordered both, and surprisingly got them both on the same day. I thought that I would do a side by side comparison, alternating chapters. Lloyd Alter/CC BY 2.0 It really wasn't a fair comparison. First of all, for some reason the e-book is formatted with a half inch margin on each side; this leaves a column of type that is onl...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/book-or-e-book-which-be...

Tweets

BOOK FairsPage 85 | KiasuParents

kiasuparents.com 20 Feb '12, 4am

Page one sale at vivocity started from 27 Jan. 50% store wide on books, non books 30% off. Kids books still available thou...

@dqss @stooffi yes check for dates when it is f...

hackerspace.sg 20 Feb '12, 2pm

HackerspaceSG events This page has the calendar for HackerspaceSG events. If you want to book the Hackerspace for an event...

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module o...

digitimes.com 20 Feb '12, 4am

E Ink lands 6-inch color e-book reader module orders from Amazon, says paper EDN, February 20; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Mond...

last opportunity to book a place on our grid wo...

scottishrenewables.com 20 Feb '12, 10am

With Scotland’s commitment to an ambitious 100 per cent renewable electricity target and the need to drive forward economi...

Book a hotel room for the daytime only!? You'll receive a discount if you do... #LondonHotels

Book a hotel room for the daytime only!? You'll...

cntraveller.com 23 Feb '12, 12pm

Guests can now reserve a room in London for a fraction of its usual cost, by booking it for the daytime only. It's certain...

Marni for H&M complete look book arrives

Marni for H&M complete look book arrives

luxuo.com 21 Feb '12, 6pm

First Look: Marni for H&M Campaign Here's the first look of Marni at H&M campaign, already feeling the excitement.... Sofi...

Yet another post up today: Doing outdoor living...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 22 Feb '12, 9am

You may or may not be aware of this, but I have spent much of the last three years writing Green Building: Principles and ...

Also, suitcase should perhaps hold clothing for doing book-related things. Like, you know, this:

Also, suitcase should perhaps hold clothing for...

alternativeconsumer.com 04 Mar '12, 7pm

Ever wonder what to do with all those old phone books sadly stacked in your closet? How about recycling them into a kicky ...

Malaysia blocks British sex education book

straitstimes.com 21 Feb '12, 11am

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia has ordered bookstores to stop selling a children's sex education book by a British author o...

An Interview with Jordan Kasteler About His New Social Media Marketing Book

An Interview with Jordan Kasteler About His New...

searchenginejournal.com 22 Feb '12, 2pm

Jordan Kasteler has had quite the career. He was the Senior SEO Analyst at Overstock.com, a co-founder of Search and Socia...

Blawg Flash: Images from the Book Deemed "Too O...

loyarburok.com 21 Feb '12, 1pm

Asians generally get flustered when they see themselves in the nude. Hence many have sex in the dark. So I guess some quar...

Popular lifestyle blogger, Kim Ong posted the following article this morning.

Popular lifestyle blogger, Kim Ong posted the f...

kimong.com 19 Feb '12, 1pm

Over the past few years, I have posted several blog entries about GradSolutions , the career consultancy in Melbourne that...

@toodleoodle

ebay.com.sg 02 Mar '12, 2pm

Here is the Twelve South BookBook Case for the iPhone 4 an iPhone 4S – this is a great case for those who are fiction fans...

Another way to book a table...online reservatio...

riderscafe.sg 23 Feb '12, 4pm

Opened in July 2007 by owner Janice Yeo, Riders Café has quickly established itself as one of Singapore's most popular bru...