What I Learned While Listenilng to NPR
If you are reading an e- book on your Kindle or your i-pad there is a good chance you are telling publishers how to make a book more readable.
As you read an e-book your reading device is sending messages to the publisher telling the details. If you put it down for a while the devices report on what page you put it down and how long of a break you took. An analyical expert can figure why you put it down - was it that you didn't like what was going on, or just boring? From what your actions are they will know how to design a book that you will probably like.
The next book or the next you read could be computer generated - that you unknowingly created the formular.
The e-book I am currently reading is a novel based on historical facts. If I linger too much in one spot or even quit reading, it is possible my actions will distort future histoical novels based on the same time period so it will sell . For instance I could go on a trip and forget to carry my i-pod and the next novel about Tom Dooley would make him out a successful man who never had V.D.
Who needs facts and a creativitive writer when you have a analyical statistician?