Morning Coffee – 24 February 2016

25220167455_d80fb521a1_hHere are ten stories to read this morning.

  1. Amazon Pulls Serial Killer's Memoir (PW)
  2. “Don’t show your mother your penis”: Swears in a 19th Century Tibetan and Newar phrasebook (Strong Language)
  3. A history of English ... in five words 
  4. In Praise of the Alphasmart Neo (the Cheaper, Better Freewrite) (The Digital Reader)
  5. Okay, it’s time to wake up (madgeniusclub)
  6. The Pigeonhole: Serialised, sociable and gamified reading (BookMachine)
  7. Pocket Wants You To Read Ads Later Too (TechCrunch)
  8. Reading Makes Me a Better Gamer (BookRiot)
  9. The Retro Freewrite May Just Be the Ultimate Word Processor (WIRED)
  10. What's the purpose of a book review? (Teleread)

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About Nate Hoffelder (11226 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 – 24 February 2016

  1. You have some link problems: no. 3 consistently gives me no. 4 (as does no. 4) and no. 8 gives me a 404 error.

  2. Speaking of swears, here’s a really interesting feature-length article analyzing why it is that swear words are such a powerful taboo. Interesting stuff.

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