Morning Roundup: Tablets for kids, eBooks as Abomination, Future of Creative Careers
October 4, 2013 | 10:26 am
By Joanna Cabot
Tablets Reign as Digital Platform for Children (Digital Book World)
The tablet is now the leading device for e-reading among children, according to a recent report from PlayCollective and Digital Book World. In the past six months, tablets have overtaken dedicated e-readers as American kids’ digital reading platform of choice.
This is not one of those rants about missing the texture, touch, colors, whatever of paper contrasted with the sterility of reading on a tablet. No, the real abomination of ebooks is often overlooked: Some are so ingrained in the product itself that they are hiding in plain sight, while others are well concealed beneath layers of commerce and government.
eBook Adoption Nearly Doubled in Germany in Past Year (The Digital Reader)
The German IT trade group Bitkom has release a new report this week which shows that German’s are adopting ebooks in droves. Sadly, the same cannot be said for ereaders.
Behance founder Scott Belsky, who will be speaking at our RoadMap conference, talks about what creative work will look like and how it will change the way we collaborate.
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