The Science Behind the Smell of Old Books

What’s so pleasant about that old books smell? Abebooks has a delightful video which attempts to demystify the redolence of old books: https://www.youtube.com/embed/aUaInTfrDnA From the video: “A physical book is...

Google’s Infinite Bookcase

What might a bookcase designed to hold digital books look like? Alternative question: what might a virtual bookcase designed by engineers look like? From the Official Google Blog: “Designing an...

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