Saturday, May 29, 2010

Embedding QR Codes into Print Books? What do you think?

A model for a hybrid print/ebook. What do you think? Will it work?

Article in the Wired section of the Chronicle of Higher Education posts the following report:

Purdue Professor Embeds Hyperlinks in Printed Books

(If that link doesn't work off campus try and login with your last name and GWID.)

Here is the video demonstration:

Around the World in 80 Days with 2D codes by Ubimark books

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

It's a Book!

Hahah... pretty cute little video featuring a techy donkey and a nerdy ape:

Donkey: "Can it tweet?"
Ape: "No, It's A Book!"

Thursday, May 20, 2010

DCist Looking for a new Editor!

Check out this little tidbit...

Anyone want to be a full time Editor of a major news blog here in DC proper? Well, now's your chance.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Wikipedia Offers POD Books

" As of today, a "Create A Book" button has been added to the Print/Export section of Wikipedia's left-side navigation pane, and the pricing on these books starts at just $8.90. Believe it or not, books can be turned around and shipped within 2 days..."

Read more here.

Interesting, eh?