books

Jan
05
Catch-up Digital Digest #1: revenue, vaccines and more

Catch-up Digital Digest #1: revenue, vaccines and more

4 min read
Jun
19
Amazon relies on your own laziness

Amazon relies on your own laziness

Getting my fix of futurology cheaper than Amazon provides it…
1 min read
Sep
12
Quartz is five and heading back to the future: with print

Quartz is five and heading back to the future: with print

Blimey: This month we are proud to celebrate Quartz’s fifth birthday and share with you our latest plans. That
1 min read
Dec
22
One man's passionate rejection of the Kindle

One man's passionate rejection of the Kindle

The best argument I’ve seen for not owning a Kindle Books don’t just contain stories. Each individual book
1 min read
Jun
22

The digital responsibility of Generation X

Gen Xers – or, at least, those of us born before 1985 – have a responsibility, according to an interesting Quartz piece
Apr
23
What She Left - an old friend makes a thriller from a tweet

What She Left - an old friend makes a thriller from a tweet

Very long term readers of this blog will be familiar with the name Tim Relf. Mr Relf is a journalist
2 min read
Jul
18

Kindle Unlimited: the Spotify or Netflix of books

Well, it was rumoured earlier in the week, and now it’s official: Amazon has announced Kindle Unlimited in the
1 min read
Mar
04

31-3.4 The Best Practice Delusion

I’ve been reading – and throughly enjoying – Leander Kahney’s book about Jony Ive. Ive himself remains somewhat elusive in
3 min read
Jul
01

People love genre ebooks

Talking of eBooks, it appears that some categories of books are booming in digital formats: “Certain categories [of eBooks] have
1 min read
Jul
01

The cozy glow of format nostalgia

There’s an interesting post on Teleread by Chris Meadows that digs into the reflexive dislike of eReaders that many
1 min read