All kinds of awesome

April 27, 2009 at 7:49 pm (Random Thoughts) ()

I don’t just read books.  I read blogs.  Lots and lots of blogs.  Well, a post by Wil Wheaton  more print-on-demand goodness taught me about the Espresso Book Machine, which prints books on demand.  Bookstores could provide copies of works that were out of print, or self-published, or rare at the click of a mouse.  Article from the Guardian here: Revolutionary Espresso Book Machine.  OnDemandBooks has all kinds of info on their site, including where to find one of these (universities in Canada form a good portion of the list, interestingly enough) including this video.  Espresso Book Machine

Amazing!  I may have to make a trip to Edmonton (or San Francisco) just to check this out.  Well, not just for this because that would be silly.  But if I’m ever in one of those places…


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