Daily Digest for 2009-06-19

twitter (feed #3) 9:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

#reading In Cold Type by Leonard Shatzkin. Great primer on publishing, even 20 years later. Goodnight all.
generic (feed #9) 11:33am Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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twitter (feed #3) 12:00pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Why do -book , e-magazine and online news sites want to preserve "turning the page" as a UI characteristic? http://bit.ly/KnfUt
generic (feed #9) 12:12pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 12:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

MyCopy will make libraries an e-book-to-paper retail outlet. Also could be libraries stocked organically by patrons. http://bit.ly/9B7VI
generic (feed #9) 2:53pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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twitter (feed #3) 3:59pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@danmhall so, you like it. and it was on time….
twitter (feed #3) 4:20pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Heading out to Safeco to see #Mariners tonight. .500 by the end of the weekend!
twitter (feed #3) 8:30pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@mkrigsman I’m a recent convert to Tweetdeck on iPhone. Highly recommended
twitter (feed #3) 8:34pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

http://twitpic.com/7vc1v this guy at Mariners game going for the Oscar for best heckler, but he went "full tard," so don’t think he’ll win

Daily Digest for 2009-06-18

generic (feed #9) 9:03pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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twitter (feed #3) 10:40pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

I’m building a free publishing industry statistics resource. Suggest links? Contribute data? #books #ebooks #publishing http://bit.ly/Jl2Qi
generic (feed #9) 11:16am Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 11:31am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

American Health Advantage, a telemarketer that uses (321) 283-3645 is an abusive telemarketer. Repeated calls to wrong #. Won’t change db.
twitter (feed #3) 11:33am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Foreign Affairs, now on Kindle, should sell an archival collection for $99 or $199. 50 searchable years would be great. http://bit.ly/aLf2e
twitter (feed #3) 11:39am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @jakeludington: @godsdog you are not alone on the phone calls: http://bit.ly/2kKjn Thanks, this will help if my call to HQ didn’t work.
lastfm (feed #8) 11:49am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

lastfm (feed #8) 11:52am admin scrobbled a song on My Ears.

generic (feed #9) 2:51pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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twitter (feed #3) 3:41pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Schwarzenneger and e-boooks: A complicated and politically difficult reality. http://bit.ly/5WigL #ebooks #publishing #textbooks
twitter (feed #3) 4:50pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Noted: Since launching http://booksahead.com four days ago 53 of 118 uniques, inc. bots, have come from Twitter. 17% of traffic is Twitter.
generic (feed #9) 5:27pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 5:28pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@marciamarcia thanks! let’s talk — would like to hear what you’re up to that you aren’t talking about on Twitter.

Daily Digest for 2009-06-17

generic (feed #9) 9:34pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 2:38pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @PeterSantilli: Everyone must take a look at these absolutely AMAZING set of photos of #IranElection events http://tinyurl.com/nthyt7
twitter (feed #3) 3:37pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @scottros @agahran @lisawilliams tell students: Want to do journalism, don’t let not getting a job stop you. #KNCMIT |What’s a "job"?
generic (feed #9) 4:32pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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twitter (feed #3) 5:35pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

iPhone 3.0 upgrade appears seriously broken. It wiped most apps, including iTunes and App Store. http://bit.ly/18pShD
twitter (feed #3) 6:08pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @raminf: Lost most apps in 3.0 upgrade. No big loss. Restoring those I use regularly. wife lost notes that didn’t sync. | same as me
generic (feed #9) 6:58pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

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Thoughts on the day’s news in publishing, books, ebooks and the verdict on Strunk and White. http://bit.ly/mszk5 #books #ebooks #publishing

Daily Digest for 2009-06-16

generic (feed #9) 3:39pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 3:45pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Interesting the McGraw-Hill textbook div. put its research center just a few miles from Microsoft HQ. http://bit.ly/3VXWj
generic (feed #9) 4:06pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

twitter (feed #3) 4:07pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

A bit of advice for Businessweek. "Special access" doesn’t feel like special treatment, but these ideas would: http://bit.ly/LP3Zl
generic (feed #9) 8:38pm Mitch Ratcliffe posted an item.

Daily Digest for 2009-06-15

twitter (feed #3) 1:22pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Interesting option: With Open Pay we’ll get paid whenever our work-stream influences each other. http://bit.ly/tp0vh
twitter (feed #3) 1:49pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

$80 million in legal fees paid for GM bankruptcy to date. http://bit.ly/Stsag
twitter (feed #3) 3:15pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Something new. BooksAhead.com, where I will shortly start rolling out parts of my book. News comment there now. http://booksahead.com/
twitter (feed #3) 3:27pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

#ebooks Don’t screw your readers by turning off read-aloud rights. http://bit.ly/1728Rk
twitter (feed #3) 6:05pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Bezos seems to say hardware and ebook retail are completely separate, but reiterates pricing limits. http://bit.ly/1Ftjy #kindle #ebooks
twitter (feed #3) 6:11pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @hardaway: Textbook rant http://ff.im/-41p4X industry needs purging, pedagogy goes beyond text. Books shld be frameworks for discussion
twitter (feed #3) 7:28pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Kindle DX sold out in three days? A lot of DX sales or a very short production run, which was the case w/Kindle 1, too? http://bit.ly/DPoeg

Daily Digest for 2009-06-11

twitter (feed #3) 9:28pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @steveoutingReporters as waiters. Will tips be required to survive as a journalist? http://is.gd/YyAi (from my blog)
twitter (feed #3) 12:59pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Finally! Senate votes to put tobacco industry under regulation by the FDA. http://bit.ly/4cTnib
twitter (feed #3) 1:07pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT (sort of) @jayrosen_nyu Ha`aretz using celebrity writers to shake up its journalism. Novel, but temporary, boost. http://bit.ly/3vgrE
twitter (feed #3) 2:33pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @SocialMedia411: Facebook’s vanity URL rollout reminds me of a shotgun wedding; "Hurry up, have a ceremony & don’t ask any questions".
twitter (feed #3) 5:06pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@philosophygeek Obviously, the naming team at Microsoft took a few too many hits on the past-tense of Bing. Didn’t think it through.

Daily Digest for 2009-06-10

twitter (feed #3) 10:53pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

My thoughts on Ed Whitacre (ex-AT&T) as Chairman of General Motors. Worst choice possible. Don’t let it happen. http://bit.ly/yfAMO
twitter (feed #3) 11:18pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@JohnAByrne For your consideration – My thoughts on Ed Whitacre for GM. Worst choice. Not, as BW wrote, a fresh start. http://bit.ly/yfAMO
twitter (feed #3) 11:47pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

RT @norton_fiction: I may never use dictionary.com again.RT @rww: Enamored with Words? You’ll Love Wordnik http://bit.ly/lA1zm WORDNIK rocks
twitter (feed #3) 10:25am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Irony: Sitting in a GM dealership (I have a Saab) day after writing: Bad Idea Dept.: AT&T’s Ed Whitacre to run GM http://bit.ly/yfAMO
twitter (feed #3) 10:32am admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

CNN reporting security guard shot at Holocaust Museum in DC. Witness: "We heard a ‘boom’ and that was it."
twitter (feed #3) 2:10pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

Nothing like waiting for a windshield repair. In a bar called "The Friendly Duck." May be the first customer ever to pull out a laptop here.
twitter (feed #3) 2:46pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@JimGleeson apparently, the bartender has heard that one….. not a Twitter convert.
twitter (feed #3) 4:37pm admin posted a tweet on My Twitter Feed.

@steveouting Re http://is.gd/Ymcu That’s silly. Micro-payments and tipping is "vibrant social activity," it’s interruptive.