Greetings from the Tools of Change for Publishing Conference (TOC) 2012—or more accurately, from the train ride headed home. TOC is a publishing conference in New York, put together by O’Reilly media (which publishes the computer books with the pen-and-ink drawings of animals on the covers).
On December 28, I received notice from George M. Eberhart, the Editor for American Libraries Direct, that my contract with American Libraries for Perpetual Beta is not being renewed. As of December 31, my involvement with this experiment in blogging will end.
Amazon dives deep into being a publishing engine. It’s effectively a way for Amazon to incentivize authors to provide their works exclusively to Amazon for a period of timeInteresting pieces from the article:
I don’t often link to myself here at Perpetual Beta, but in this case the link roundup I put together for Pattern Recognition might be useful for libraries or librarians who want to play with the Kindle Fire. If you want to root your device, take a look at this post.