Digital Future: The Experience of Reading

Feb 14, 2005


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Library of Congress | Kluge (John W.) Center

Professor David M. Levy talked about the shift in the experience of reading from the fixed page to movable computer screens and the impact of the shift on language. Mr. Levy was the author of Scrolling Forward: .. Read More
Professor David M. Levy talked about the shift in the experience of reading from the fixed page to movable computer screens and the impact of the shift on language. Mr. Levy was the author of Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age, published by Arcade Publishing. Following his remarks he and other panelists talked about the potential changes in language and communication resulting from the digital age, methods of expression through computer technology and the Internet, as well as the role of institutions and individuals in embracing new information technology.

The series “Managing Knowledge and Creativity in a Digital Context” examined how the digital age was changing the most basic ways information was organized and classified. The goal was to educate the public on the digital age and implications for their lives. The featured speaker was followed by a panel discussion, and a question and answer session with the audience at the venue, and C-SPAN television viewers who submitted questions to the experts by electronic mail.

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  • De Kerckhove, Derrick
  • Gifford, Prosser
  • Hoptman, Glen Harris
  • Levy, David M.
  • Marcum, Deanna