Pulling the Sword from the Stone: Amazon’s Kindle Books to be Available on Mobile Phones
Friday, 02/6/09 | 5 Comments

Did you feel that? That was a tremor in the publishing world. There have been many of them over the past several months, but yesterday’s announcement from Amazon could be especially game changing in my …

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I For One Welcome Our New Freaky Robot Overlords
Wednesday, Mar 19, 2008 | No Comment

There’s just something about Boston Dynamics’s Big Dog that just weirds me out. Maybe it is the strange alien bug sound it makes, or the freakishly organic motion of this legs. Either way …

Medicine 2.0 - Back to Housecalls
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2007 | 2 Comments
Medicine 2.0 - Back to Housecalls

I usually write a lot about technology’s role in shaping the publishing world, but of course technology is shaping all industries.  A Twitter friend pointed me to an HISTalk article about Jay Parkinson, M.D. and …

The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox
Monday, Oct 8, 2007 | 4 Comments
The Changing Publishing Landscape - Introducing Wrox Blox

I often write about the changes in publishing caused by disruptive technologies and the need for publishers to make their own changes in order to stay relevant. Today we have launched Wrox Blox, a …

Peter Collingridge Get Out of My Head!
Friday, Jun 1, 2007 | No Comment

This post from the Times emit blog of Peter Collingridge artfully sums up my own opinion of Publishers’ old-school usage of technology and the frustration I often feel when I want to move faster. …

Hot off the presses: Hacking Ubuntu
Monday, Apr 9, 2007 | No Comment

This morning I was pleased to find my copy of Hacking Ubuntu, Serious Hacks, Mods and Customizations, the latest from our ExtremeTech series. The book should be shipping from Amazon.com early next week. …

Briefly: O’Reilly School of Technology Opens Its Virtual Doors
Thursday, Apr 5, 2007 | No Comment

“We know that people want to learn online, on their own time,” says Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media. “We set out to create online courses that are true to O’Reilly’s high standards …