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Researchers explore future of ‘postdigital’ textbook

This story was originally published at ASU News. An interdisciplinary team at Arizona State University has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program to conduct research on the future of the textbook. The project focuses on the “postdigital textbook,” a new type of educational technology that combines […]

Future of the Book: Stanford Panel Discussion

A panel discussion at Stanford University on May 13, 2014 on the Future of Reading, featuring:

Ed Finn, director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University

Eileen Gunn, science fiction author and publisher of The Infinite Matrix

David Rothenberg, experimental musician and professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology

Mark Algee-Hewitt, associate director of the Literary Lab at Stanford University

Dan Gillmor, journalist and professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University

The panel was part of our Sprint Beyond the Book project; learn more at