The latest Amazon Kindle deletion hoo-ha involves erotic incest fiction removed from users’ devices. This, apparently, is the kind of knowledge I process in my dreams, because I woke up in the middle of the night thinking – Here we are in the future, when ereading is the norm. But our behemoth ebooksellers, skittish or [...]
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December 24th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
May 1st, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized
I hate shoe shopping. I know — this is grounds for eviction from my gender. But if you’d once gone into every shoe store in your hometown, asked if they’d sold your size, and they all said “no”, you’d hate shoe shopping too. (I wear an 8.5AA, and basically no one sells — or manufactures [...]
December 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized
Amazon loses $2 on every ebook sold?!? This makes exactly as little sense as you’d think. (h/t Jim Henley, via Google Reader.)
November 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
I saw a review of a book (The Customer-Focused Library) that looked interesting, so I thought I’d get it from my local public library consortium, but they don’t have it. So I checked my library-grad-school library, but they don’t have it. Amazon’s got it, though.