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The State of E-Lending in Canada (Conference Presentation)

This post includes an embedded video and a slide presentation.<p>First, a video recording (made available for the first time a few days ago) of a …

Inside the New Season of 'Game of Thrones,' TV's Sexiest Blood-Soaked Epic

Bigger, bloodier, nakeder: The secrets behind the HBO show's third season<p>"Nudity. Blood. Swords. Dragons. And nudity," says Kit Harington, who plays …

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How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

Gigaom | “First do no harm”: My interview with Amazon and Goodreads on the future of Goodreads

Advertisement<p>Amazon announced Thursday afternoon that it has acquired the popular book-related social networking site Goodreads for an undisclosed …

DNA unlocks family secrets of the Chinese juggler, the enigmatic sea-captain and more

The birth of my first child made me see the past through a new lens: how it's never lost, not completely; we carry it with us, in us, and we look for it in our parents and in our children, to give us our bearings and ground us in the continuity of life. And the past accommodates. It shows off in …

The 'Broken Windows' Theory Worked in Juarez

Crime has dropped in the notoriously dangerous Mexican city. We can thank good, old-fashioned police work.<p>It's a Friday night in Juarez, one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, and Mauricio Barba is bored and wants to party. In his parents' kitchen, within the gated walls of a downtown neighborhood, …

Why ebooks are a different genre from print

Most readers, I think, will by now have seen the "Medieval Helpdesk" sketch from Norweigan TV, where an exasperated monk requires assistance to start …

Not Much New in Douglas Rushkoff’s Reading of the Future

Don’t be fooled by Douglas Rushkoff’s warnings that we can’t cope with a fast, digital world, says Jacob Silverman.<p>In his new book, <i>Present Shock,</i> the …