Digital Public Library Raises Questions of Ownership, Permanence, Access (Media Shift)
Why would anyone want to attend a party to celebrate the opening of a virtual repository of metadata? A better question might be — what is a virtual repository of metadata?
The Web Giants Are Rising Above Humans and Their Petty Rules, and that Worries Me (GigaOM)
The titans of the web are rebels, playing by their own rules. That is to be applauded at times, but we should also be thinking about the wider, long-term implications for society and fair competition.
Report: Kids Tend to Read More Digital Than Print (Good e-Reader)
The process of reading is undergoing a paradigm shift where kids are starting to read on smartphones and tablets more than physical print. The quintessential bedtime story book is being replaced by dedicated kids apps and Amazon.
We’ve Cured Boredom and That’s Not Good (Unclutterer)
Forget the iOS install and focus on the huge problem illustrated by this user: He’s on vacation in AFRICA — a foreign continent — and can’t find anything to do without his iPad.
Kindle Daily Deals: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Cold Equations by David Mack (and 3 others)