Blinkist is an app developed by a software company in Berlin. According to its marketing campaign, it “makes reading books realistic again”. But what kind of reading does it facilitate? I tried the app for a week.
This article operationalizes the concept of ‘digital agreements’ and connects it to widespread problem of ‘intentional illiteracy’; which can be defined as users' neglect in reading electronic legal documents.
How will digital culture impact your research in the future? Odile Heynders proposes to "revisit poststructuralist philosophers such as J.F. Lyotard and J. Derrida to rethink the digital context as a dynamic textual universe."
The Literature Noble prize, will be postponed to 2019. Odile Heynders argues that the next celebration will be a special one and therefore should honor two female authors who succeed in giving literature a new dimension and relevance.