The Morning Coffee – 12 February 2015

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Here are 7 stories to read this morning. The 26 Worst Things That Can Happen To A Book Lover (Buzzfeed) Amazon’s Kindle App: Everything That’s Wrong with Windows Phone (TheTechChat) The dream that died: Möller and the WMF's decade-long struggle for the perfect discussion system (Wikipediocracy) Melanie's Marvelous Measles extols the benefits of preventable childhood disease (MobyLives) US's 'Naughty List' Of Countries ...

The Morning Coffee – 10 February 2015

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Here are 6 stories to read this morning. Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions (GigaOm) Ebooks Will Surge in Classrooms, Study Says (School Library Journal) Just 54% of Americans Read a Book Last Year, says NEA (Publishing Perspectives)  Milwaukee Magazine gets a native tablet edition from its printer owner, Quad/Graphics (TNM) No Starch Press Proves Ebooks Without DRM ...

The Morning Coffee – 9 February 2015

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My Monday morning reading includes the report of Google's advisory council, a critique of the economic and business "laws" which were broken by Apple this past quarter, and more. E-Reader is not for Indonesian People (Chocolate Milk Lover) Essay on problems that the economic model of e-books poses for college libraries and scholars (insidehighered) Google advisory council: Right ...

The Morning Coffee – 6 February 2015

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Friday morning's reading list includes book giveaways, the merits of physical vs digital libraries, the problems with the Hugos, and more. Is this why Kindle Unlimited affects sales? (The Passive Voice) Israel's book-pricing law, one year out (MobyLives) SAD PUPPIES 3: The unraveling of an unreliable field (Brad R. Torgersen) Should You Own a Physical or a Digital Library? ...

The Morning Coffee – 5 February 2014

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Must read stories include the SFWA's new member qualifications for self-published authors, ebooks which are better than the print version, a survey of college students' reading preferences, and more. E-Books That Are Better Than Their Print Versions (HuffPost) Is it time for millennial publishers to go specific? (Digiday) Reading on-screen versus on paper (OUPblog) SFWA announces membership qualifications for ...