Wednesday, June 2, 2010

QR Codes in books...could this be the future of publishing?

A new version of Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days has been published, complete with QR codes that take the reader to websites that provide sidenotes or historical information. Could this be the future of publishing? Is context as important as content in fiction works? Nonfiction?

Read the Gizmodo article here.

1 comment:

  1. I wonder if this isn't a good way of integrating traditional linear based learning, i.e., reading a book with hyperthinking, i.e., web surfing. A good way to mesh reading with surfing? I think it's a great idea.


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