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In 2012, the “remix culture” struck the textbook.I found myself fascinated by his look at where ebooks could go in the future and urge you to link over and read it in full -- and look at the pictures of this “future” feature called “cmmtr.”
The largest technical advance, however, wasn’t the embedding of content inside a text book, but rather in the ability for users to leave comments on an abstract layer outside of a book.
A few lines of code in the start of a digital text book, and a small application installed on a tablet computer turned most eBooks into independent, distributed social networks – a global, real time, persistent, study group.
Sales of paperback books were decimated by easy access to cmmtr-enabled eBooks suited to the majority of touch tablets. The first true, public demand for eBooks had been created.