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July 12th, 2009

Please Free Me from Reading More About “Free”

If, like me, you check in frequently for the “hot” topics floating around the Internet, you’ll have run into a near-nauseating avalanche of articles, reviews, blog postings, interviews and tweets about Chis Anderson’s new book “Free: The Future of a Radical Price.” (Curiously the publisher lists the title as “Free: The Past and (emphasis mine)…

July 12th, 2009

Color for eBook Readers

One of the ongoing hot-topics in the eBook reader debate centers around the perceived need for eBook readers to be able to display color images in a user-acceptable fashion. epapercentral reports on one of the most recent attempts to tackle the challenge (there are many others, at various stages of development). According to the report,…

July 10th, 2009

It’s Hard to Ignore Dancing Babies

The Wall Street Journal Digits blog reports today on the tremendous success of “Evian’s new advertising campaign, which has taken off on YouTube, thanks to a troupe of infants breakdancing and roller-skating across the screen. The campaign, called ‘Live Young,’ broke last week and has gotten more than 2.8 million views on YouTube in the…