Kevin Kelly (Futurist who inspired “The Matrix”): On the Future of Books (Including Hyperlinked Books)

Excerpts directly from his latest book, “The Inevitable”:

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On Writing Systems

What are the underlying mechanisms behind books? The system of writing. Writing systems¬†ultimately decide, to some degree, what can be expressed. Check out this book for an amazing survey of the world’s writing systems. You’ll also find actual keys which you can use to translate ancient texts and a chapter on decryption:IMG_1677IMG_1678IMG_1679