Shared Experience

Sharing Stories: The New Recorded Ever After

by Meagan Frank

With a child on one knee and a book propped awkwardly on the other, Hillel Cooperman sat in front of a computer camera in Seattle and Skyped with his parents on the east coast. He wanted to share the bedtime story experience with his children and their grandparents, but found connecting over the miles awkward and frustrating. He wanted a digital version of storybooks to be accessible on both ends of the long-distance connection. […]