Copia, ebooks, and Social Reading

No one has exactly figured out the magic formula (assuming there is one) for getting social reading to that level of critical mass. Copia has an approach that looks promising — most...

Psychology Today: E-Books and Forgetting What to Read

Great article from Bill Irwin at Psychology Today: “E-Books and Forgetting What to Read”, with some perspective on the hidden behavioral effects of what the increasing presence of ebooks and...

The Best Way to Read an eBook

Fun article from The New York Times (“Deciding on a Book, and How to Read It”); fun because it’s exactly the sort of thing I like to do — reading a book...

Thoughts on Facebook and eBooks

This week, Facebook acquired the e-publishing startup company, Push Pop Press. We might remember Push Pop best for having produced one of the best-looking enhanced ebooks thus far, the enhanced...

A Look at Enhanced eBooks

The other day, we took a look at Al Gore’s Our Choice enhanced ebook, from Push Pop Press. I felt there were a couple of other enhanced ebooks worth a...

The Best Enhanced ebook?

The best enhanced ebook might just be Al Gore’s book, Our Choice, from Push Pop Press. By the way, what do we mean by an enhanced ebook, anyway? I can’t...


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