At the Ref Desk (4/15/18): File under 'Learn Something New Everyday': Wanna print more than one page (say, 2, 4, 9, etc.) on the same side of the paper? That's what the option "Multiple" is for after typing Ctrl-P. (Thanks to the student who figured this out after he asked me and I told him I didn't know.) [more...]

Is the 'e' in ebooks the new blink tag? - How one vowel creates a limiting design paradigm

Submitted by Leo Klein on Tue, 3/30/10 (10:02pm)
Pub Date: 
03/30/2010

But I'm increasingly seeing the ebook treated as more than just a language distinction. I see people creating content with a specific display paradigm in mind. The content assumes a certain width of screen; a certain font size. Images are being inserted not because they belong, but "because iPhone and iPad users will expect more imagery."

Really?

So just because your image is easier to look upon than a blink tag, are we not returning to a very bad time in the history of the Internet?