Google offers these unreadable words as reversed Turing Tests to human readers in their project to digitize all the books in their digital library. These images of words have been gathered for this book in thousands of refreshes at the threshold to a PDF download. A human writer, in turn, has read the words for some rhythm of sense. In these tests she has rearranged them accordingly.The texts to the left are, in the first section, edited from a medium-sized dictionary used for dictionary attack, the machine procedure whereby every word of a dictionary is fired at an empty internet password field. ”

Reading Tests, Jack Henrie Fisher and Popahna Brandes (2012)

“What we used to call ‘watching’ seems increasingly like what we once called ‘reading’.” ~ Max Bruinsma

“Reading is a kind of integrated software. … Context is more important than content. … I wanted to exteriorize the ecosystem of reading as much as possible.”

UDP’S Online Chapbook Archive allows out-of-print chapbooks to be read online.

Open Bookmarks is a project to discuss and develop standards for saving, storing and sharing bookmarks, annotations and reading data in ebooks