June 7th, 2013
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Love opera? Love remote destinations? The Savonlinna travel guidebook shows you how to enjoy both | Klaava
If you think Savonlinna is a remote town today, think how remote it was in the middle ages when the King of Sweden decided to build a castle in the easternmost corner of his kingdom. Today, Savonlinna is part of Finland, and Olavinlinna castle is a
May 31st, 2013
Creepy … perhaps useful, but inevitably, the collected data will find its way to the hands of someone who I wouldn't want to analyze it.
Google’s new “Moto X” superphone will spy on you 24/7, and you’ll like it
Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola, Google’s wholly owned phone-making subsidiary, walked onto a stage yesterday with the company’s rumored new superphone, and while he refused to take it out of his pocket, he confirmed that it’s real and that it’s launching in October of this year. He also dropped a number of technical details about…
May 29th, 2013
"E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks, but successfully selling digital editions of novels and other text-centric titles is only the first phase of a profound transformation of all segments of the traditional book publishing business."
BEA 2013: The Seven Deadly Myths of Digital Publishing
E-books may now outsell mass market paperbacks, but successfully selling digital editions of novels and other text-centric titles is only the first phase of a profound transformation of all segments of the traditional book publishing business.
May 28th, 2013
The future is not what it used to be, Gutenberg-fans.
The myth of plateauing ebook sales | FutureBook
My friend and industry colleague, Sam Missingham, was kind enough to ask me to preview her article ‘In Search of a Happy Ending.’ She did a nice job piecing bits of information together to help us all understand the current and future trajectory of ebook sales.
May 26th, 2013
"Dear Christmas Tree thief, please let these planted trees grow here."
A thief must have needed a tree really badly the previous Christmas, because this place is not near a road.
May 24th, 2013
Rakkaudesta sijoittamiseen -kirja listahuipulla Australiassa ja Itävallassa | Piksu
Noin vuosi sitten, kesäkuussa 2012, julkaistiin Piksu.net-kirjoittajien kirja Rakkaudesta sijoittamiseen. Suomen hiljalleen syntyvillä e-kirjamarkkinoilla teos on herättänyt mielenkiintoa ja myyntiäkin on kertynyt kohtuullisesti. Koska kirja on saatavilla maailmanlaajuisesti, on ollut mukava …
May 20th, 2013
Jolla is saying the phone can run Android apps. If this is the case, and it is totally transparent for the user, the product has a chance in the market.
Jolla is first phone with new Sailfish OS, out this year for £340
The Jolla is the first phone running Sailfish, the open-source operating system from the people who tried to get MeeGo going.
May 17th, 2013
The Paperless Book
Stephen Colbert opened his October 25th, 2011 show with his normal exuberance. He bragged about his special early access to the iPhone, the …
May 16th, 2013
Is this the fastest new tech breakthrough.
Ebooks made up 20% of the U.S. consumer book industry in 2012, up from 15% in 2011 — paidContent
Summary: The U.S. consumer book publishing industry had a strong 2012, fueled in part by the growth of ebooks.
May 15th, 2013
Peter Sunde will be candidate for the Finnish Pirate Party.
Pirate Bay Co-Founder to Run For European Parliament | TorrentFreak
Peter Sunde has announced he will run in the European Parliament elections next year. Sunde, the former spokesman for The Pirate Bay, will participatefor the Finnish branch of the Pirate Party. Sunde has yet to sit out a prison sentence for his previous involvement with the infamous BitTorrent site but hopes to emulate the Swedish Pirate Party’s previous successes when they claimed seats for two MEPs.