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Future of Text Volume I

Open Access PDF

The Future of Text in PDF is available to download for free (free as in beer, all rights are retained). The PDF edition is optimised for reading in the Augmented Text ‘Reader‘ macOS application but can also be read in any modern PDF viewer. EPUB is also available.


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Hard Copy, Kindle & Archival

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The Book In 24 seconds

For fun, here is the book in video form. You can actually read it if you make the video full screen and go through it frame:


If you have any questions email the editor Frode Alexander Hegland : This is a passion project and I’m passionate about improving the book where possible.


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All articles are © Copyright of their respective authors. This collected work is © Copyright ‘Future Text Publishing’ and Frode Alexander Hegland 2020-2021.