I’m angry about it, really. The treatment around Steve Jobs, in books, in movies and on TV seems to depict him as part-genius, part-ogre, and seldom looks at him as Steve Jobs: Human.
Read more at Computerworld.
A maintenance release of EPUB Checker came out on July 30, 2018. There are no new features but it does now support:
- Supports Java 9 & 10
- Has Japanese translation
- Does update checks & downloads via HTTPS/SSL
An important note: the Publishing Steering Committee Read >
From: Ars Technica
A new perk is coming to Whole Foods for Amazon Prime members: grocery pickup. Amazon announced today that it will roll out a new grocery pickup service at Whole Foods locations, starting with stores inÂ SacramentoÂ and Virginia Beach. Prime members Read >
Every business has a web site, right? That’s what I thought until I stayed in Southern Europe for awhile to work on an assignment. Many small businesses only have a telephone number listed in a business directory on the internet. If Read >
Apple’s key iPhone and iPad chip supplier TSMC is in the midst of informing customers that their component shipments will be delayed due to a massive virus outbreak in its factories.
Read more at VentureBeat.
From: Klaava Travel Guide nonfiction ebooks
News on ebooks, travel writing and e-readers Top 10 Online Tools for Writers Daily Writing Tips has compiled a list of valuable writing and document management tools for writers. A tool that I couldn’t find Read >
From: Write Nonfiction NOW!
Do you write and publish consistently? Most writers would reply, “No.” Yet, consistency leads to writing and publishing success. That’s why W. Terry Whalin (@TerryWhalin
) has chosen to discuss this topic and how it has impacted his career Read >
From: Travel User Guide
Topographic maps have always been able to show the highs and lows, paths and tracks, rivers and gorges of wilderness regions in great detail. Reading and understanding a topographic (printed and digital) takes some time because many things Read >
This is another in our ongoing series of guest posts, this time from Rachel Comerford, co-chair of the EPUB 3 Community Group and a contributor to eprdctn. Her full bio is below.
What is EpubCheck?
The first question I ask anyone building Read >
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the President of the U.S. Donald Trump are having a face-to-face meeting in Helsinki, Finland on July 16, 2018. Whatever the reason was for the decision to settle for the Finland’s capital, Finns are Read >