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November 5th, 2009

Steve Jobs: CEO of the Decade

Fortune Magazine has christened Apple Computer’s CEO, Steve Jobs, as “CEO of the Decade.” You certainly will find no disagreement from this corner. The Official Steve Jobs Photo from Apple Computer’s web site You’ll find some great coverage of the man, his career and his products at the link above¬†(reinserted here for the mouse-weary). People…

November 4th, 2009

The Pace of Change

My intention this evening was to point to some article or other or some statistic or other that would suitably comprise a subject for a blog. I’ve got dozens in my files…many to chose from. But as I scoured through them I thought that a recap might be more appropriate than a narrow-subject issue. I…

October 29th, 2009

The Latest eBook Sales Stats

I’m duty-bound to provide you with the latest eBook sales statistics as dredged up by the the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). The organization doesn’t seem to want to crow about the numbers but Mike Shatzkin notes that “The IDPF just announced that year-over-year ebook sales for August are triple what they were a year…