A fascinating article on WSJ.com about “Wool,” which launches in print today after already having made the author a millionaire on digital sales alone: Hugh Howey’s postapocalyptic thriller “Wool” has sold more than half a million copies and generated more than 5,260 Amazon reviews. Mr. Howey has raked in more than a million dollars in … Continue reading Gatekeepers No More
My daughter flips through one of her presents: a copy of The Velveteen Rabbit.
This time, I’m a couch. And yes, I’m wearing lounge pants. I work at home and it’s a Friday – so what?
Abby has a library book, Joshua has his LEGO magazine for this month, and I’m sitting here reading my iPad. At least we’re pathetic together as a family.
William L. McKnight, chairman of 3M, in 1948(!): As our business grows, it becomes increasingly necessary to delegate responsibility and to encourage men and women to exercise their initiative. This requires considerable tolerance. Those men and women, to whom we delegate authority and responsibility, if they are good people, are going to want to do … Continue reading William L. McKnight, chairman of 3M, in …
O’Reilly is publishing a book entitled Best iPhone Apps: Best iPhone Apps is a reliable guide to the best, most useful, and most entertaining iPhone apps, concisely cataloged and described. This colorful catalog gives you the quick lowdown on each app, with brief tips on how to use it. This is the guide for discriminating … Continue reading O’Reilly is publishing a book entitled …
Barnes and Noble just opened a digital audiobook store. From Publisher’s Weekly: Barnes & Noble has taken another step in deepening its role in the digital marketplace, launching its Audiobook MP3 Store on Barnes & Noble.com. The store will feature spokenword audiobook MP3s available for download and transfer to iPods, iPhones, MP3 players and other … Continue reading Let’s Watch Where This Goes