Here are a few stories to read this morning.
E-Books in France: Shunned or Just Getting Started? (Publishing Perspectives)
Frankfurt Book Fair 2012: Self-publishing, cell phones and startups (paidContent)
On this day in 1956, programming changed for good [Remember FORTRAN?] (Pluggd.in)
ServerBeach takes 1.45 million edublogs offline just 12 hours after sending through a Pearson DMCA notice (WPMU.org)
Switching consumers to digital books is hard enough — get ready for magazines (GigaOm)
Taiwanese Designer Invents A Book Quote Vending Machine (LitReactor)