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Ray Kurzweil's Book Of The Future: The CD-ROM

  • Wired, Tuesday, December 29, 2009 12:21 PM
Fururist Ray Kurzweil, who is usually busy making everybody's heads spin with his theory of the "historical exponential future" and the like, has fixed his sights on the ereader. He's introduced a platform, not a device, called the Blio, which adds color, rich media, and lays out the "pages" on the screen.

"If this seems a little like the promise of the "interactive multimedia" that was the CD ROM, it is," writes Wired's Gadget Lab. But, it says, what will make the difference will be the titles offered on the platform. And that we won't know until it launches at CES in Las Vegas nest week.

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