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  1. Apr 2016
    1. But I think there is power in the notion of a book, its thingness, and the Web can perhaps learn how to encapsulate, in the way a book does, a discrete thing, a bounded set of ideas.

      I really like the notion, especially from a poetic perspective. But I can't stop dwelling on all that is lost if the web is "bounded." That's the huge advantage of the web over an object/book. It is not about the content, it's about the conversation and the community. It's about process over product.

    2. Books can learn from the web how to be bounded, but open.The web can learn from books how to be open, but bounded.