Friday, February 11, 2011
Going Out of Print
According to this article in District Administrator, school libraries will soon be primarily digital rather than print. The interesting point is not that students, along with adults, are shifting to digital media, but rather that this is front page news for school district administrators.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
BREAKING: Powell's Lays Off 31 Workers. | Blogtown, PDX
I suppose this was to be expected. If a giant like Powell's has to lay off employees, how are the little indies doing?
Saturday, February 5, 2011
The US Supreme Court has not been able to decide on whether the right of first sale exception applies to materials manufactured outside the US. The discussion is about printed books. Copyright law needs to be rewritten to take into account creation of literary works outside the US by means of data conversion technologies.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Manymoon Aquired by Salesforce.com
This should be an interesting combination, since Salesforce requires a lot of setup, and Manymoon requires almost none. It should be a powerful combination, especially for small businesses that don't want to go through a complex implementation process.