This is a must read for the editors of tomorrow. →
God, I hope there will still be jobs…
A reasoned, measured take on book piracy by a... →
Bransford’s blog is also full of great advice for aspiring writers. He’s no Miss Snark, but who is? :)
WSJ: IRex tosses a DRM-free e-reader into the... →
Wired: Scribd cries foul on unusual infringement... →
By the by, is it pronounced “scribed” or “scribbed”?
Kensington Publishing tries free e-book downloads... →
Not disastrous so far, but it’s still early.
Author of "A Better Pencil" explains that digital... →
But the interview is online only, on Salon. Preaching to the choir?
Slashdot: Amazon delaying public domain... →
Of course I want more free public domain e-books, but I’d feel warmer about the issue if the books in question here weren’t all Jesus-y.
Book shopping: Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol on sale for US$19.95 down from the cover RRP of $29.95 at Costco. US$16.17 on Amazon as you can see by clicking on the link. Better yet, download the Kindle edition for US$9.99, and no-one can tell that you’re reading Dan Brown. Why do you not have an e-reader already, you anachronistic person who likes to feel the physicality of books?
Sample The Red Book by Carl Jung on Scribd. →
Read NYT’s coverage here.
Google FastFlip to make paperless reading faster. →
But really, media, stop using soundbytes like “Amazon killer”, “attack on Amazon”. That’s just laaaaaazy.
Archie comics goes digital for the PSP. →
E-books: cleaner and greener than print books so... →
And so: The Cleantech study concluded that purchasing three e-books per month for four years produces roughly 168 kilograms of CO2 throughout the Kindle’s lifecycle, compared to the estimated 1,074 kilograms of CO2 produced by the same number of printed books. The results of the study are available at Cleantech’s website, but only members may download the file. There’s a little...
Newspapers may survive revenue freefall by... →
10,000 stores across the US to close, including... →
Random House profits, revenue fell in first half... →
And they are counting on the new Dan Brown book to pick them up again. Initial print run of 6.5 million!