Amazon Kindle or a young lady’s illustrated primer?

While codenames are far from uncommon in the technology industry, some of them are cleverer than others. Over at Medium, Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, writes about the surprising connection between Amazon’s iconic ebook reader and Neal Stephenson’s award-winning postcyberpunk novel The Diamond Age. More enchantingly, Sloan brings attention to how a URL in Amazon’s e-commerce site has immortalized that link between the two.

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