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(A) I love electronic books. Partly because they are extremely convenient, but mostly because, given my budget, geographical location, and reading interests, there's no way I could sustain my habit without the help of the scannier side of the net.

(B) I love having books around it's both aesthetically pleasing and emotionally comforting, both as a set and through the separate associations and memories of each one.

So you see the problem. My (growing) set of (electronic) books is out of sight, while my set of (physical) books is visible but mostly stalled. There are close to fifteen years of reading that are, to one degree or another, in my head and, as of late, on the book notes I post here, but not where I live, and I wish they were.

I don't really have a solution to this, but sounds like a good Datasthesia project (a vague idea would be some sort of cube, tablet,or projection that works as a dynamic, fractal index to my digital library).



Nov. 13th, 2015 04:22 pm (UTC)
Ideally, I'd love to have one copy in each medium. I'm still waiting for my future self to travel back in time with stock market predictions and the blueprints of a time machine, but apparently he's also too lazy to do that; he's probably just waiting for his future self to do that.

Shouldn't have believed those trust yourself motivational quotes.
Nov. 13th, 2015 06:43 pm (UTC)

I believe that the Time Patrol will be set up by the first person to time travel, conquer the stock market,  &c. Protecting the sanctity of the time stream will be equivalent to maintainting their grip on power.

Ah, capitalism.

Nov. 13th, 2015 07:50 pm (UTC)
Very true.

Protecting the sanctity of XXX will be equivalent to maintainting their grip on power.

E.g., capitalism.


cass, can you not

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