Things will be rough here for a while.
The eBook Test Is Now At WordPressSeptember 8, 2009
RSSCloud: This Will Be Huge For eBooksSeptember 8, 2009
WordPress Just Made Millions of Blogs Real-Time With RSSCloud
Just two things right off the top of my head:
1) Being notified by a publisher when an eBook from an author you want to read has been put on sale (not everyone gets the months-in-advance Dan Brown hype treatment)
2) Being notified by your local library that an eBook you’ve been waiting to borrow has just been returned right now
Is Steve Haber and his upcoming 3G-enabled Sony Reader Daily Edition paying attention?
The Continuing Horror Of ePubSeptember 8, 2009
Kat Meyer RTed this. After reading it, I got pissed because it was some of the same things I said before and took crap for saying so.
Let me state up front that I think all the current formats suck beyond words. We live in a world where a web app can behave just like a really fancy desktop app… where onscreen design can easily surpass what is economical in print design, and where a great many devices (desktops and smartphones at least) have enough raw power to get the job done. And yet we’re stuck with something akin to a spit-and-polish version of the Mosaic browser.
After expressing my anger on Twitter …