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TeleRead founder David Rothman in The Atlantic

By Dan Eldridge
February 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

“Over the years I’ve often quoted David H. Rothman of Alexandria, Va., a pioneer in the entire field of electronic reading devices,” writes James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, in an article about U.S. infrastructure that was published earlier this morning [...]

Help the Gates Foundation decide how to spend money on libraries

By David Rothman
December 2, 2012 // 5 Comments

In an even more wired future, what will be the needs of public libraries in the U.S. and elsewhere? Just what is the role of libraries if “a person can access much of the information in the world from a device”? How to bring about the right kind of “lasting changes”? The Bill and Melinda [...]

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