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j-m-leitch's picture
Apr.16.2012
The Guardian Newspaper in the UK is featuring a seven-day investigation “Battle for the Internet” into the escalating struggle for control of an open Internet. In an interview kicking off this series Sergey Brin, founder of Google, says the threat comes from “very powerful forces that have lined up...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.14.2012
More Latin and less Greek, I presume.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Oxford, Vatican team up to digitize ancient texts  About one-third of the digitized texts will come from the Bodleian Library, seen here in March in Oxford, England, while the rest will come from the Vatican. (...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.10.2012
I sometimes think I am whistling as I pass the graveyard outside the library but ... maybe not. The reliable Pew Research Center reports that eBook readers read more books per year than those who only read pBooks. There are many other interesting per centages in the report, all boding well for...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.08.2012
I have yet to have anything to do with Pinterest (and - indeed - spend less time on FaceBook). Social media should be held in check (as it is, I tweet too much). But, in this internet day of access, recognition and promotion, I think it wise to have, maintain and increase an Internet presence...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.05.2012
Just as I don't really understand how all the images get on my TV, or what all happens when I turn the key in the car, so the machinations of my computer astound me. So, if there is a method to help keep my machine free from harm, I'll take it. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * How to Scan Your Site...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.03.2012
This article is about, in effect, Vanity Presses. It brings to mind the sad but prophetic joke about the doctor;lawyer;actor;athlete who says: "When I retire I am going to start writing books." Because - anyone can do it. So, if young people are led to believe that they are producing material of...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.01.2012
Ms. Hawking has had and does have it both ways, with eBook sales (and self promotion) and traditional publisher sales (and a publicity Dept.). I pay attention and advise other authors to take a look.         * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   So What Do You Do, Amanda Hocking...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.27.2012
I go back to the days of file cards in the library so I might be just a tad jaundiced about this device. Perhaps, if you have so many eBooks and use a number of different eReaders there might be cause for some eCompiler. But, really, isn't one eDevice supposed to be able to contain all the books on...
raymond-mallette's picture
Mar.26.2012
     With the hype on the internet, the addictions to social websites, and the hurried pace of society, it seems books have become our greatest dust collectors. I cannot help but to be bothered by this, being a writer and wanting to see my books published and on display in a...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.21.2012
Embrace the future 'cause it is here.       * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Apple Sold Three Million New iPads in Three Days By Jason Boog Apple revealed that it sold three million new iPads since the updated version was released last Friday. Will this translate to more iBooks...