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!
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