Category Archives: Book

It’s World Book Day (in UK, at least)! Happy reading!

March 6th 2014 is the World Book Day, a charity event first celebrated in 1995 organized by Unesco to promote reading, publishing and, yes, copyright. This is the UK edition of the worldwide World Book Day, on April 23rd, and … Continue reading

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Sign of the times: Goodnight iPad – a parody picture book for the gadget-crazy kid in all of us.

Thanks to friend Paolo for showing me this! Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation is just a sign of the times… It had to happen… Oh, you can read it on paper or… on a Kindle!

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Writing for the web: a lecture that gets to the point of reading/writing for web users

I found this Slideshare from Hans Põldoja, about a lecture in Tallinn University, 29 October 2009. It’s quite old, but it’s still so useful and thought-provoking. I’ve been thrilled by the very beginning: “How people read on the web“. Oddly … Continue reading

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Social media equals the death of privacy? A book explores this hard-to-answer question

Lori Andrews, professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and the director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology, just released the book I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of … Continue reading

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About creativity, time and good ideas – a nice book (and a video) that explains it almost all in a social way

Steven Johnson’s book is highly recommended: this is usually a book’s review ending line, I put it at the beginning since the book it’s about good ideas and good timing. Well, the good idea is grab a copy and the … Continue reading

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A Summer book? Business Model Generation

I came across and bought this book from Amazon, began reading, got so involved by its contents and I’m (still) amazed by its clear and thorough explanation logic: Business Model Generation. What is it about? Business Model Generation is a … Continue reading

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Social programming? A good book about building social context using Facebook, Google Friend Connect, and the Twitter API

I’m always hungry for good, updated and authoritative technical books. I ordered from Amazon and received The Developer’s Guide to Social Programming: Building Social Context Using Facebook, Google Friend Connect, and the Twitter API and, at a first glance, I … Continue reading

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