Homework 2: Active Reading Machine

For this project, you are to design an Active Reading Machine. An active reading machine is one of the new information appliances of digital libraries. Active reading machines eliminate the "search and print" model of digital library interaction by providing an alternative based solely on digital media.


  1. Requirements
  2. Desktop Computers
  3. Reading Practices
  4. Desktop Metaphor
  5. Paper-Based Metaphor
  6. Active Reading Machine Information Appliance
  7. References

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