Morning Roundup: Google Play textbooks in Canada. Why do people trust Wikipedia?
August 19, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Google Play Textbooks Now Available in Canada (GoodeReader)
Google has announced that their digital textbook service is now available in Canada.
Why do People Trust Wikipedia? Because an Argument is Better than a Lecture (Techdirt)
This doesn’t mean you blindly read Wiki articles without questioning them. But a properly sourced article is simply more trustworthy than a talking head telling you how to think.
Three Common Mistakes to Avoid When Publishing a Book App (Digital Book World)
Now I want to discuss the three biggest mistakes people make when it comes to tackling this kind of project. I’ve helped scores of people publish their books as book apps, and I’ve seen these mistakes made over and over. They’re easy to avoid if you’re aware of them.
German Authors Unite Against Amazon (GalleyCat)
German-language writers have joined their English-language counterparts and organized a protest against Amazon.
Kindle Daily Deals: Suspicion of Innocence (and others)