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Is The XO-2 The Ideal Electronic Book?

Ever since reading Ben Bova’s Cyberbooks, I’ve been waiting for electronic books to take over the world. The Amazon Kindle didn’t much impress impress me, but I just love the design for the new OLPC XO-2. If the design stays the same, then I’m definitely getting one for reading ebooks.
On a related note, what are [...]

Watch Out For Little Brother (In Stores Near You)

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother is supposed to be a novel for young adults (a code phrase for late teens), but I said to myself: “Myself, you’re an adult, you’re young, you should read this”. I was right.
Little Brother is awesome. It’s 1984 combined with Steal This Book combined with Hackers - upgraded and updated for [...]