Finding women in the printing shop

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a day that celebrates not only the achievements of Ada Lovelace—the 19th-century mathematician and computing pioneer—but the achievements of all women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and maths. It’s a chance not only to encourage women to enter STEM fields, but to acknowledge the sometimes forgotten of women’s […]

exploring Google eBook pricing

Updates below (added images in post, link to tweet in middle, new links at bottom) And more updates! Check out the comments for a generous response from @bookavore with useful context for how pricing works. So, as you surely know, Google has finally opened their eBook venture, selling e-books (to use a variant spelling that […]

to e-book or not to e-book

There’s been a slew of stories over the last few months about electronic books, primarily of the Kindle variety, but some of them touch on general issues pertaining to the availability, use, and desirability of e-books. I’ve been trying to compose a post in response to them, but I keep getting overwhelmed. What to say […]