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The world did not end … neither will the book

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IF YOU are still able to read this, it means the end of the world did not take place on Dec. 21 as direly predicted—and perhaps anticipated with much dread? And it is a good time as any, having surpassed that obstacle, to look ahead but only after taking stock of how far we have gone in digital publishing.

Posted: December 28th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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I WOKE up extra early, 4 a.m. instead of 5 a.m. to do this column, and to do some last-minute packing for a trip. The list of stuff to bring included my Kindle, Amazon’s e-book reading device. I’ve been using the Kindle for two years now and appreciate it much more when I have to [...]

Posted: October 20th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Philippine e-books on the way

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We have seen tiny grade school pupils groaning under the weight of their backpacks, with their spinal columns in danger of getting deformed and their physical growth compromised. They have to carry so many books and school supplies on their backs every day of their early school lives. Now imagine all these heavy books compressed [...]

Posted: August 18th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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