Trying On Apple Watch, Including $17K Edition (Video) (Re/Code) The hands-on experience began yesterday at Apple Stores around the world, so I visited my local Apple Store in Washington, D.C., to see what it was like. *** The Life-Changing Magic of Downsizing Your Book Collection (Book Riot) In honor of the BYOB Book Drive on […]
Today Penguin Random House announced a new partnership with Amtrak that will provide a selection of free ebook excerpts to passengers riding the Boston to Washington, D.C. Acela Express. The excerpts will be available to passengers through Amtrak's redesigned WiFi service, AmtrakConnect, and each excerpt will include buy buttons that allow readers to purchase the title from a number of retailers.
There’s going to be a public meeting scheduled for December 12 in Washington D.C., and the U.S. Department of Commerce is seeking public comment from all interested stakeholders on the issue of first sale doctrine and digital files, including ebooks. According to the notice published in the Federal Register, they, along with the U.S. Patent [...]
Since I live in a suburb of Washington, D.C., there was little to no rejoicing when I woke up this morning. My Facebook feed was full of angry, disgusted people. My “hometown” newspaper, The Washington Post had news about little else. So naturally, my curiosity was sparked, and I began to do some digging to [...]
WASHINGTON (September 17, 2013)- The Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) has announced the call for entries for this year's American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Awards. Now in its 38th year, the awards recognize books, journals and electronic products that contribute to professional and scholarly publishing, while also maintaining the highest editorial and design standards. The Call for Entries form is available online and submissions will be accepted through November 1, 2013.
We Need a Digital-First Curriculum to Teach Modern Journalism (Media Shift) At the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, one panel addressed adding programming skills to the curriculum: “Why All Your Students Must Be Programmers.” The inevitable question was posed: What would you cut [...]