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UNESCO ‘Book Production Statistics.’ UNESCO Worldometer. https://www.worldometers.info/books/
Taplin, Jonathan. Move fast and break things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon have cornered culture and what it means for all of us. Pan Macmillan, 2017.
Hamilton, Clive, and Richard Denniss. ‘The transition to a post-growth society.’ Search of Sustainability (2005): 49-60.
Necessity and opportunity
Crogan, Patrick, and Samuel Kinsley. ‘Paying attention: Towards a critique of the attention economy.’ Culture Machine 13 (2012).
Blühdorn, Ingolfur. ‘Post-capitalism, post-growth, post-consumerism? Eco-political hopes beyond sustainability.’ Global Discourse 7, no. 1 (2017): 42-61.
Small and slow
Alexander, Samuel, and Mark A. Burch. ‘Voluntary Simplicity and the Steady State Economy.’ Positive Steps’ (2017): 217. Voluntary Simplicity: Responding to Consumer Culture (Rights & Responsibilities) Paperback – 22 Nov. 2003.
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Tor (tor.com) publishes novellas digitally and in small paperbacks. Serial Box (serialbox.com) divides titles into bite-sized formats and sends to devices in serial format.
Deep and complex
Tierney, Matt, What Lies Between: Void Aesthetics and Post-War Post Politics, Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014, 10.
Lev Manovich, ‘Introduction to Info-Aesthetics’ in Antinomies of Art and Culture (Eds. Okwui Enwezor, Nancy Condee, Terry Smith) (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008): 341.
Crafted and intimate
Siegle, Lucy. ‘Should I stop buying paper books and use an e-reader instead?’ The Guardian (6 January 2013) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/jan/06/should-i-buy-an-e-reader.
Daniel Goleman and Gregory Norris. ‘How Green Is My iPad?’ The New York Times (4 April 2010) https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/04/04/opinion/04opchart.html.
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Touch–richness is used to describe the informational value of textural diversity in the experience of interfaces in a way that encourages users to be mindful of device and platform materiality and difference. It allows the user to communicate with more natural and warmer interface than provided by the touchscreen.
A cultural renaissance?
Laasch, Oliver. ‘Beyond the purely commercial business model: Organizational value logics and the heterogeneity of sustainability business models.’ Long Range Planning 51, no. 1 (2018): 158-183.
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