Stop Press for July 31st through August 1st

August 2, 2007

  • The iPhone ebook reader: iPhone only – The point being of course, that the book-killing ereader won’t actually be a standalone device. Someone wake me when there are pictures of what this looks like. [via Teleread]
  • The Death of Publishers | Mssv – “find it hard to feel any sympathy for publishers. They should see this coming.” Well, yes. And a great survey of publishers’ electronic offerings in there too. [Via Eoin]
  • How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life – Several publishers have tried, notably Penguin and my ex-employer Snowbooks, but it’s hard to quantify. But trying to be the first to do interesting stuff often is.
  • TextAdventure – Largely inspired by Penguin’s wikinovel project, the Guardian’s gamesblog is experimenting with creating a wiki’d text adventure game. But what makes it interesting is that it’s essentially an exercise in storytelling…

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