Death By A Thousand Hyperlinks (2010)

I have just seen the result of turning a print-based work into a modern hyperlink digital eBook. Everything that could be hyperlinked: key terms, section or chapter cross-references, and even each and every figure. In being enthralled about adding hyperlinks, in the way we were all were when we first saw HyperCard or systems such Toolbook or even IBM’s Linkways. twenty or more years ago, the ebook implementer forgot one thing: the needs of the reader.