Business Musings: Writing by Committee (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
I had a shudder moment yesterday. While researching something else, I read a New York Times interview on leadership with Gina Centrello, president and publisher of Random House Publishing Group. (No, she’s not the head of Random House. Just a section of it.)
She mentions the importance of teamwork in the publishing industry. She’s running a huge section of a major company. Of course there needs to be a team, and of course, the team needs to work toward a common goal.
Do all your Gmail tasks on your Android Wear with Wear Mail Client (Android Community)
Now you can do all sorts of things right from your wearable, including reading and responding to email. Wear Mail Client lets you do all your Gmail things, even without using your smartphone or tablet.
Library Extension Turns Amazon.com Into a Branch of Your Local Library (ink, Bits & Pixels)
A reader has tipped me to a similar Chrome extension which lets users browse Amazon.com and see if a book or ebook is available at their local library. It’s called Library Extension, and you can find it in the Chrome Web Store.
This Library On A Chip Gives People Without Internet Access All The Information They Need (Fast Company)
Starting in the early 2000s, it began distributing hard-drive libraries to disconnected—or barely connected—communities in Africa. The "eGranaries" operate like the web, except they’re not hooked up to the main network.
Kindle Daily Deals: Dalva (and others)