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Does This Cartoon Foretell the Bookstore of the Future?

The resignation of Barnes & Nobles’ CEO William Lynch Jr. earlier this month fed ongoing debates regarding the decline of chain bookstores. If Barnes …

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Academics will need both the physical and virtual library for years to come

Ask someone to describe an academic in the throes of research and there's a good chance that description will include a physical library (or at least …

Humanities

The Misadventures of a Wimp in Love*

reading an E-Book

Press regulation: newspapers drop right to have veto on watchdog appointments

The biggest newspaper groups in the country, including those that publish the Daily Mail and the Sun, have conceded they must abandon their plans to …

No Time for Print: Why the future of ideas is electronic

Ebooks and blogs are changing not only how we read but <i>what</i> we read, says Brian Burton.<p><i>In today’s time-poor attention economy, social media and ebooks</i> …

Books

Why Is Pinterest A $2.5 Billion Company? An Early Investor Explains...

For many, Pinterest is still a mystery, a stand-in for, “Some buzzy new social media site that I keep hearing about but don’t have time to figure out.” For investors, it’s a $2.5 billion jewel that leaps in value every couple of months.<p>Though common wisdom says that the company generates no …

Nearly 20% of Top 100 VCs on Midas List Do Deals in China

The impact of tech innovation in China can be seen in the just-released <i>Forbes</i> Midas listing of top venture investors.<p>Of the 100 top tech investors on the list, 17 VCs are actively investing in the Chinese market or have made at least one deal in the Mainland. If you add in those who have overseen …

Privacy, Big Data, Human Futures by Gerd Leonhard

PLEASE NOTE: this blog's focus has changed. As of 9/1/2013, my posts will be zeroing in on the FUTURE OF PRIVACY and the role of 'BIG DATA' as well …

Big Data

Consumers in rich countries don’t need phones anymore, and they’re demanding bigger screens US journalists love to hold phablets up to their heads in order to prove how ridiculous they are as phones,...

Consumers in rich countries don’t need phones anymore, and they’re demanding bigger screens US journalists love to hold phablets up to their heads in …

Gear & Gadgets

Peter Thiel: Twitter will outlast the New York Times

Tech visionaries Peter Thiel and Marc Andreessen disagree on the promise of Twitter, but both see a relatively long lifespan for the social media firm. At least in Internet years.<p>In a debate with Andreessen at the Milken Institute Global Conference Monday, Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, said he …