A very happy birthday to Michael S. Hart, the inventor of the ebook!

Today is Michael S. Hart's birthday, and that is something to celebrate! He was born the 8th of March, 1947. Who was he, you ask? I'd say he was a visionary and an activist who decided to fight ignorance and illiteracy with the best possible weapons: books. Oh, and also he just happens to be … Continue reading A very happy birthday to Michael S. Hart, the inventor of the ebook!

Happy birthday, ebooks! And eternal gratitute to Michael S. Hart

The ebook is older than you think! E-ink ereaders may have been invented in 2007, but believe it or not ebooks have been around for nearly half a century! Hard to believe they've been around so long, but it's true: on July 4th, 1971, Michael S. Hart created the very first ebook by typing out the United States … Continue reading Happy birthday, ebooks! And eternal gratitute to Michael S. Hart