Morning Roundup: Newsrooms Need More Women in Tech Roles, Amazon Delivery Drones and more
December 2, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Why Newsrooms Need More Women in Technology Roles (Media Shift)
The news industry has been calling upon the savviest techies in the world to help make sense of how the explosion of digital technology is impacting the news business. Coders, programmers and data scientists are forging innovative ways of gathering, distributing and paying for news coverage.
Ten Things I’ve Learned From Evaluating Self-Published Books for a Year (Writer Unboxed)
At Compulsion Reads, we always seek to help educate and inform writers. I believe that my personal experience of reading and evaluating a large amount of self-published books over the last year could lend some important insights to authors.
Jeff Bezos’ big 60 Minutes reveal: Delivery drones and (get this) private cloud (GigaOM)
Shocker. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos used the “P” word on national TV: As in private cloud in describing the CIA cloud the company is building.
Companies Book Profits from Self-Publishing (USA Today)
New firms have sprung up to help writers get their ebooks published.
Kindle Daily Deals: Cyber Monday Deals
Editor’s Note: Some tempting deals on the Cyber Monday page. Definitely check them out. I’ve already bought one, and I really don’t need anything more in my TBR pile.