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Why German Grammar Is Dead Simple (free download inside)learnoutlive.com
A while ago these images were mak­ing the rounds about how Ger­man sounds cruel and grit­ty com­pared to other lan­guages.And while the prej­u­dice of Teu­ton­ic doom and gloom will prob­a­bly not come off any time soon (thanks Wag­n­er) there …
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Why German Grammar Is Dead Simple (free download inside)
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A while ago these images were mak­ing the rounds about how Ger­man sounds cruel and grit­ty com­pared to other lan­guages.

And while the prej­u­dice of Teu­ton­ic doom and gloom will prob­a­bly not come off any time soon (thanks Wag­n­er) there …


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Do E-book Customers Prefer Longer or Shorter Books?
Mark Coker, huffingtonpost.com
Back in the early days of ebooks, it was com­mon to hear experts prog­nos­ti­cate that ebook cus­tomers would pre­fer short­er books.After all, the the­o­ry went, ebook read­ers are on the go, more sub­ject to the ADHD dis­trac­tions of the…

Interesting piece by smashwords’ Mark Coker on preferred length of #ebooks in electronic #publishing View high resolution

Do E-book Customers Prefer Longer or Shorter Books?
Mark Coker, huffingtonpost.com

Back in the early days of ebooks, it was com­mon to hear experts prog­nos­ti­cate that ebook cus­tomers would pre­fer short­er books.

After all, the the­o­ry went, ebook read­ers are on the go, more sub­ject to the ADHD dis­trac­tions of the…

Interesting piece by smashwords’ Mark Coker on preferred length of #ebooks in electronic #publishing


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Creating a Seamless User Experience for Digital Textbooks

Kirsten Winkler, rafter.com

Dig­i­tal text­books still take a small­er per­cent­age of the over­all text­book mar­ket, but with the increas­ing adop­tion of tablets in edu­ca­tion I believe it is safe to say that they will be the stan­dard five years from…

@kirstenwinkler thinking about the accessibility of e-textbooks across multiple devices http://flpbd.it/2lnbw


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How Ebooks & The Net Bring Us Back To The Middle Ages, In a Good Way
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Recently, I’ve been reading the Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man, that (in)famous work of Marshall McLuhan, and it struck me that many of his insights relating to print media and reading culture can be applied to what is happening today, exactly 50 years after its publication in 1962.
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How Ebooks & The Net Bring Us Back To The Middle Ages, In a Good Way

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Recently, I’ve been reading the Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man, that (in)famous work of Marshall McLuhan, and it struck me that many of his insights relating to print media and reading culture can be applied to what is happening today, exactly 50 years after its publication in 1962.

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coolcatteacher:

teachersworldwide:

An update on the use of e-readers in Africa
What does it take to introduce e-books and e-readers into communities in low income countries — and is this a good idea?
(via An update on the use of e-readers in Africa | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education)

Ebooks in 3rd world countries. Interesting read.

coolcatteacher:

teachersworldwide:

An update on the use of e-readers in Africa

What does it take to introduce e-books and e-readers into communities in low income countries — and is this a good idea?

(via An update on the use of e-readers in Africa | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education)

Ebooks in 3rd world countries. Interesting read.

(via gjmueller)


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One of the very real truths of our culture is being hidden in the dramatic shift from paper to ebook–lots of people are moving from paper to ‘no ebook’.
S. Godin / domino project

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5 Reasons Why Books Aren’t Dying Out
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1. The Book Is An Information Service
2. The Book Is The Original App
3. Novels are Analog Virtual Reality
4. Books Are Boundlessly Customizable
5. The Form is Shifting, The Idea Is Staying
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(img: by Frederic della Faille) View high resolution

5 Reasons Why Books Aren’t Dying Out

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1. The Book Is An Information Service

2. The Book Is The Original App

3. Novels are Analog Virtual Reality

4. Books Are Boundlessly Customizable

5. The Form is Shifting, The Idea Is Staying

read more…


(img: by Frederic della Faille)


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