Morning Coffee – 13 May 2016

26880960442_75f717a47e_bHere are eleven stories to read this morning.

  1. 24 Things No One Tells You About Book Publishing (BuzzFeed News)
  2. Books and How We Talk About Immigration (Book Riot)
  3. The business case for community engagement and audience-focused journalism (Talking New Media)
  4. The Convertible Cloud: Ebook Conversion Online (The Book Designer)
  5. Freewrite—a distraction-free typewriter for hipsters (Georgia Straight Vancouver's News Weekly)
  6. “I want to talk to you”: See the creepy, romantic poetry that came out of a Google AI system (Quartz)
  7. John Barrowman angry after his book event with Glasgow school pupils is deemed 'inappropriate' (Glasgow Live)
  8. New “power saving mode” added to Opera's browser for computers, extending laptop battery life by up to 50% (Opera)
  9. Typography Scrabble is the board game for font geeks (Gadgette)
  10. US indie bookshop numbers soar (The Bookseller)
  11. Why Readers are Lazy Fuckers and Why This Needs to Stop Right Now (LitReactor)

image by Derek E-Jay

About Nate Hoffelder (11588 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 – 13 May 2016

  1. That litreactor piece is so over the top it is hard to tell if it is serious or performance art parody.

    Either way, it’s neither funny nor worth taking seriously.

  2. Must be Friday the 13th: on your front and on this one have had more then 20 warnings about unverifiable certificates, so many that it is very hard to navigate even to leave this site! I don’t want to leave, I want to read! Drat… had to type this in notepad in hopes of having the chance to paste it here.

  3. Saturday the 14th, no warnings at all! Easy to read the site today 🙂

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