Tag: e-books

The wave of the publishing future?

Harlequin, the world’s biggest publisher of romance novels, is going to start making all of its new titles available for download on the Internet – 120 titles a month. Will more “respectable” publishers follow suit?

Internation Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day: The Column

For the past 17 years, my science column (which continues to run weekly in the Regina Leader Post) also ran, at first weekly, then every other week, on CBC Radio’s Afternoon Edition here in Saskatchewan. As of two weeks ago, however, my CBC focus has changed to matters World Wide Webbish.I still write them up …

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More technopeasants

Jo Walton (who started this whole thing) is keeping track of some of the other free online offerings for International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.

So you won’t try an e-book reader…

…because you like to turn pages. Will this change your mind?

Rise of the cyberbooks

Don’t look now, but here come the cyberbooks. No, cyberbooks aren’t the villains in an episode of Dr. Who, but it’s true their arrival may well signal a kind of revolution–and the first shot in that revolution has already been fired in (where else?) Japan, in the form of a new high-tech gadget called the Data …

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