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’40 Years of E-books’: INFOGRAPHIC

historyofebooksEbook Friendly has created an infographic called, “40 Years of E-books,” which explores the history of electronic books dating back to 1971 when Michael S. Hart launched Project Gutenberg.

Check it out: “Books have long been a favorite past-time and a way to escape to a far off fantasy land. The popularity of the E-book has made it even more convenient for people to indulge in the great past time of reading without having to lug a heavy book around. This infographic explores the history of E-books starting with the first E-book to go digital in 1971.

We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump. 

40 Years of E-books
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