For many, Kindle is a symbol of reading device of the future. However, it’s not a first one, and not even the most exciting one.
First-generation Kindle was released on November 19, 2007. The digital reading clock started counting on this date, but the history of improving books, making them more accessible and convenient, is much longer than that.
Book machines listed below inspired, and still inspire, to improve books. For me, they are much more exciting than a more accurate touch response, or 25% faster screen refresh rate in new models of e-readers.
I believe that we have to change books if we want books to change us. These machines, devices, or unfinished constructions, answer human’s need to make books meet evolving reading needs.
6 book machines before the Kindle
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