With so much of our attention focused on how the DoJ suit will affect the future of publishing, it’s easy to lose sight of the broad technological forces that are transforming our entire society. A broader perspective is offered by in The Mobile Wave: How Mobile intelligence Will Change Everything, reviewed today by USA Today: “If you’re not ready to ride it, you’ll be swept away by a tsunami of change that will fundamentally alter the world. That’s the theme of The Mobile Wave by software entrepreneur Michael Saylor. The book explores how mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads will change jobs, healthcare, banking, politics, law enforcement, and much more.” Saylor is also a historian of science and his chapter on “Paper,” while not revealing anything startling, does a nice job of condensing the history of reading in about 25 pages.
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