A simple solution for including hyperlinks without undermining focus.
Digital documents that help readers focus are the ones that we're most likely to remember. Those that send us scampering around the web will be more easily forgotten.
Ebook hyperlinks don't always lead to a smooth reading experience.
Ebook producers must decide if the destinations behind embedded links are worth the disruptions they might cause.
Seth Godin weighs in with random thoughts on the Kindle, including: The Kindle does a fine job of being a book reader, and a horrible job of actually improving the act of reading a book. Godin says the Kindle reading experience — particularly with non-fiction titles — would benefit from reader recommendations, Digg-style voting, and hyperlinks. The post also…
The changing nature of book content means publishers need to develop material that meshes with digital platforms, rather than replicating book experience in a digital realm.