Apple to announce tools, platform to "digitally... →
uafairbanks: By Chris Foresman | Apple is slated to announce the fruits of its labor on improving the use of technology in education at its special media event on Thursday, January 19. While speculation has so far centered on digital textbooks, sources close to the matter have confirmed to Ars that Apple will announce tools to help create interactive e-books—the “GarageBand for e-books,” so to...
The Future of the Book is the Stream →
But what if you could re-define books’ value proposition? What if book-buying became less about one-off salesmanship, and more about ongoing membership? What if you didn’t buy books so much as join them?
The 30 Must-See Tumblrs
timemagazine: A few weeks ago, we asked for your favorite Tumblrs: The ones you love, the ones you can’t live without, the ones that make your .gif-loving hearts pound. We compiled your thoughts with our own to form one list of the 30 blogs every Tumblr user should know. So who made the list? Head over to TIME.com and find out.
Reading isn’t dead, but it’s changing →
infoneer-pulse: What does your gut tell you about this statement: “Kids in high school read more books for fun than their parents.” In fact, it’s true. Young adult reading is up 20% since the last time the survey was done by the Feds, and a recent commercial survey finds the same thing. Of course, these kids aren’t reading the right books, the books we read, the hard books. » via The Domino...
The "Highest Quality" Google Tablet →
parislemon: I have no doubt that Google is working on some kind of “Nexus” tablet — they have to be. To say Android’s entrance into the tablet space has been a flop is a vast understatement. Google needs to get on top of this situation. And fast — Amazon, not Google, is leading now leading the “Android” tablet race. With that in mind, it shouldn’t be too surprising to hear that Google may be...
Vault.com Inc: New Year’s Resolutions for Your... →
vaultcareers: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career In just over a week, that ball will drop again in Times Square, and the timer on your New Year’s resolutions will begin ticking. Sure, you could stick with the same old diet and fitness resolutions. But while you work toward a smaller waistline,…