The first Kindle? The amazing mechanical book reader from 1935 (although you wouldn’t want to take it on the train)

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The first Kindle? The amazing mechanical book reader from 1935 (although you wouldn’t want to take it on the train)

First KindleThe recent boom in tablet devices and e-readers would have you think that Amazon’s Kindle and related devices are a brand new technology, but these designs, published in a science magazine almost 80 years ago, essentially serves the same function, albeit several hundred times larger.

The first Kindle? The amazing mechanical book reader from 1935 (although you wouldn’t want to take it on the train)

 

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