Monthly Archives: May 2008

Long Day

But, here’s some books.  And there’s some more coming in a while.  And, I’m catching up with her…

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Maybe Now They’ll Announce DigitalEditions for Sony

OK, in another bid for attention, the IDPF is going to be presenting at this year’s Book Expo America.  They’ve got four sessions on Thursday. Now, BEA is the “big” American trade show, though of course Frankfurt laughs, but if … Continue reading

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Kindle Price Drop: The Other Theory

Um, so Kindle’s now $40 cheaper, a reduction Sony might have matched.  I’m sure most of the analysis revolves around “not selling, a-hah!” but let’s remember, today Borders left the Amazon family and among other things launched a bookstore selling … Continue reading

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I Just Updated My Website

From mile 100 on the Ohio Turnpike. Hope your day’s going well… $3.99 for access, but they let me visit Olympia, and I did just fill an order. Ohio’s got the best rest areas…

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Chicago Will Be Ours!

Err, it sorta is. This show is longer than that book…

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AAcck, long day in Chicago

On the plus side, they have Kinko’s in hotels now.

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If You’re Wondering

In addition to the exorbitant cost of the ticket and 10% commission, Stubhub tacks on an additional $15 fee for “last-minute” orders. On the plus side, this weekend, during my sixth summertime trip to Chicago in the past four years, … Continue reading

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Kindle an Obvious Failure, Says Unemployed Digital Media Analyst

Scott J. Berry (the other one), takes a break from his job hunting to express, verbosely, his opinion that Kindle’s a flop.  He’s attacking a Goldman report that Amazon sold 25-50k Kindles in the first quarter (when Kindle was still … Continue reading

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OK, So Maybe I Did the Scarlet Ace Backwards

Do you really need an origin story? It was Tinsley… … preparing for a longer trip.  I’m getting a bleacher seat, dammit.

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Actually, Yes

“en” will stand for “English Book” or something like that. And, err, there will be a lot of books so labeled. I like my current squad of programmers, ‘cuz there isn’t that need for supervision… but… well… they have custody … Continue reading

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