Showing posts with tag: technology
Remember when Apple Macintosh was introduced to the world? Remember those marching feet? Big Brother’s voice? The references to George Orwell’s ‘1984’? No? Here’s the video again for your viewing pleasure:
Was the advert just a clever advertising ploy or a genuine nod/salute to the power of literature and Jobs’ Orwellian dreams to change the face of computing?Read more →
Technology is always moving forwards, things are always changing – we went from two slice toasters to four slice toasters and onto those machines that make endless amounts of toast in just a few years. Now it seems the graphic novel could be in for a small change, or new a cousin at least.
The ‘photographic novel’ is a relatively new concept creeping onto the graphic novel shelves with the ambition of a young boy on his way to the beach with a very big net.Read more →
You’d be forgiven for thinking that iPads are mainstream, for people going to and from finance offices that want to pass the time looking at Facebook on a crisp screen, or play Angry Birds more intensely than the guy opposite with his tiny iPod. However, the device offers a lot more – and has seemingly re-kindled a passion for comic books and graphic novels world wide.Read more →
Technology is a wonderful, sometimes baffling thing: nowadays, you can pause live television, store up to 23,700 photos on a tiny memory card and send an email from your mobile phone that can travel across the world in the blink of an eye. The literary world, too, hasn’t escaped the technological revolution. The future for publishing, writing and reading has been transformed by the rise of the e-books and the e-readers.Read more →