Libraries: the OG Internet

My first job was as an editorial assistant at a textbook company. Along with sorting through the slush pile, I was also responsible for fact checking and verifying excerpts to be reprinted in anthologies and collections. Though not quite in the days before the Internet, this was before massive quantities of content had been digitized. ...

Why I Would Have Never Bought a Kindle Anyway

06. February 2010 Branding, Publishing 3
In the wake of the iPad launch, Amazon has made some, er… interesting moves. Perhaps they were tired of Apple getting so much attention. That can be the only reason for the weird and childish slap fest between the retail giant and Macmillan this week. (This is the best analysis of the crazy catfight I’ve ...