Assignment 1B

Both Jabr and Badke explain the differences between digital books and printed books. In “ The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens” by Ferris Jabr, he explains his ideas and the progress of the digital books. In these days, young generation finds ebook is much easier than reading through the printed books. In addition, there are many options to read ebook through Iphones, ipads, kindles, nooks etc. It is easier to read because people are watching text in the same manner as watching an onscreen video, it is refreshed and faster than people’s eyes can detect. The brain may catch the missing letter easier. On the other hand, I can’t read it ebook and something else because I need to feel it physically but I can read only news online. The reason is I feel more focused when I touch to the book. In conclusion, Jabr is trying to show us how technology has grown, and affect us.

2 responses to “Assignment 1B

  1. I always find it hard to read a digital copy of any book. If I am reading a book, I can easily book mark it. Put it on my desk to remind myself that I have to read this book. I can go through the book anything I want to do it. Whereas for digital version of any book you have make a commitment to read it. Digital books are cheap as compared to the paperback.

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