Originally I was going to drop the term “eBook” from the title, but I think people who see links to this at other sites would get all confused.
Hon Hai makes 80% of world’s e-books
Speaking to New York Times, Daniel Johnston said: “If they make it into a real video game, it might work out, I guess. I don’t even know what an iPhone is.”
iPhone App Store a “pile of rubbish” – Braben
“There’s a little bit of a ‘gate keeper’ thing with Nintendo which raises the bar very slightly because you’ve got to have dev kits, but that’s a good thing,” he said. “Look at iPhone; there are so many games that aren’t up to scratch, without being too negative about it. It’s very hard to find the good stuff amongst the rubbish.”
Singer-actor Tyrese invents comic book superhero
The third issue of “Mayhem,” which is downloadable from iTunes, is the first to go digital. It features an interactive version of a comic book with sound effects, page turns and even voiceover.
There’s this digital revolution that’s out there but the comic book world has not embraced this digital revolution on a level that it should be embraced on. And so I reached out to my contacts and I set up a meeting … and this is my baby.
Boldface emphasis added by me.
And this classic:
CNN: Artist Jim Lee is very big in the comic book world. How did he get involved in this project?
Gibson: I found Jim Lee on Twitter … and we just kind of took it from there.
Manga version of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ a hit in Japan
The manga book describes both Hitler’s autobiography and his infamous Nazi manifesto in the unlikely form of easy-to-read comic pictures and captions.
Since it was published in Japan last November, its popularity has soared, with sales of more than 45,000.
More Metadata Problems in Google Books: Word Clouds
— I’ve been overdue in writing another metadata post, but this item is so important, I wanted it published now.