parental controls for tabletsMy Favourite Fiction Debuts of 2013 (Boing Boing)
2013 was a great year for my encounters with debut novels — first novels from new authors, and first-time excursions into young adult fiction from established adult fic authors, and even an editorial debut.

A Paradigm Shift (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
When you start thinking of your writing as an asset which will, if you do things right, appreciate in value over time, then you realize that applying marketing methods based on widgets that will spoil does your asset no good at all.

Experts Warn Strict Parental Controls Needed for Kids Tablet Usage (GoodeReader)
However, notwithstanding the great publicity that this would make for technology or the way it can help improve our lives, experts are wary of the negative effects it might have on the minds of the little ones.

5 Exemplary College Journalism Projects from 2013 (Tech Dirt)
To honor their journalistic endeavors, we’ve rounded up this year’s best articles, projects and multimedia from student publications across the country.

Kindle Daily Deals: Popular Books in 2013 (and others)

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