Books+Tech: The book that enables you to feel characters’ emotions

Welcome to a new post about the intriguing ways books mix with technology and create new forms of art. While the previous post of this series was all about the book cover that judges its potential readers, this post is about sensory fiction. Long story short, three MIT students (Felix Heibeck, Alexis Hope, and Julie … Continue reading Books+Tech: The book that enables you to feel characters’ emotions

Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you

Whether we like it or not, we do judge books by their covers. But how would you feel if you were judged by a book? Well, someone thought about the same question and actually implemented a system to help find the answer. The Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker beautifully combined technology and books, creating a book … Continue reading Books+Tech: The book cover that judges you

Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers

The first book to be discussed during our high tea party is “The Circle” by Dave Eggers, a book I've received as graduation present and one I’ve enjoyed greatly. More than just telling a thought-provoking story, The Circle presents a dystopian future of our society where the online aspects of our lives are much more … Continue reading Book Review: The Circle by Dave Eggers