Archive for May, 2009

The publishing world continues to buzz about upcoming reading devices and the business models that will best exploit them. E Ink, the company that makes the electronic “paper” used in devices like the Kindle, is still a black-and-white-only technology. However, Plastic Logic will be piloting their larger reading device later this year with expected sales […]

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A couple weeks ago Dan Cohen decided to try a live Twitter experiment in crowdsourcing during his live presentation at a conference. The experiment is described in his blog post summary. was to use Twitter to “replicate digitally the traditional “author’s query,” where a scholar asks readers of a journal for assistance with a research […]

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