Morning Coffee – 17 February 2016

24958008142_42a3804eef_hHere are ten  stories to read this morning. Make sure to scroll down to the tweet at the end.

  1. First Click: Can robots learn to behave by reading our books? (The Verge)
  2. Google Quietly Shutters Play For Education (TechCrunch)
  3. Kids' 'Frozen' Show Canceled After Disney Refuses Music License (TorrentFreak)
  4. The National Archives Released A Free Coloring Book Of Weird Patents (Popular Science)
  5. One Star Reviews Over Book Prices are Dumb. (Monster Hunter Nation)
  6. Powell's Books CEO dishes on Amazon's threat (CNBC)
  7. Publishers Are Following Authors to Kindle Exclusivity (The Digital Reader)
  8. Putin Doesn’t Need to Censor Books. Publishers Do It for Him. (The Intercept)
  9. Reedsy on a Roll: The UK Startup Expands To Serve Publishers (Publishing Perspectives)
  10. Sony Music Issues Takedown On Copyright Lecture About Music Copyrights By Harvard Law Professor (Techdirt)

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About Nate Hoffelder (11585 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

5 Comments on Morning Coffee – 17 February 2016

  1. That tweet is an example of a poor use of the oxford comma.
    It is neat to include interesting tweets.

  2. Or use semi colons? “Zika Spreads via Sex; Amazon Bookstores [verb]; and more”

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