This week we look at a fantastic book review by Bill Gates, and look at some opinions on ebook sales and the decline of print.
Beautiful Editorial Designs of the Week
A very detailed and well-crafted book review of Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken From Nature by Vaclav Smil, written by Bill Gates (yes, the Bill Gates.) The Verge have a write-up on it here.
This site takes Jon Negroni’s unified timeline theory of Pixar movies (that they all exist in the same timeline and take place in a certain sequence) and turns it into a really interesting interactive narrative.
News and Links
Will Amazon become a victim of its own success? If high-street book stores go out of business, how will that affect people discovering new books?
Looking at the numbers for ebook sales and how measuring print and ebook numbers might not give us the whole picture.
A look at what’s interesting in the future of longform content.
“An immersive digital magazine experience, a lean back read that will include new, multimedia narratives in the tradition of Snow Fall…”
An obituary from The Onion. RIP.