Maskinen lar deg velge mellom tre settinger, alt etter hvor lang tid du har til å lese: 1, 3 eller 5 minutter. Den debuterte på Charles de Gaulle flyplass i Paris og finnes nå på over 150 steder.
“The machine dispenses readings from Short Edition’s website, which offers more than 13 million works by 6,800 authors selected by readers from the Short Edition community, to classic literary short works from authors such as Shakespeare and Virginia Woolf. Authors also get royalties every time one of their stories is printed, which is a nice bonus. Stories are printed on a “lively papyrus” which, the longer the read, the more it resembles a CVS receipt. It works like a receipt too, using eco-friendly paper and no ink.”