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For months I’ve been working to get my books onto Apple’s iBookstore. I’ve worked through a number of systems, formatting, and I’m finally glad to say that The Saints Go Dying and The Marinara Murders are both live in the store (plus the audiobook of The Little Book of Gold–the …

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I’m in Portland this weekend for the first ever XOXO Festival, The festival describes itself as an “arts and technology festival celebrating disruptive creativity.” That was enough right there to get me interested. But then they continue: “We’re bringing independent artists who use the Internet to make a living doing what …

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Watch these three videos. Between them, they’ll take 8 minutes of your time. It’s a good reminder that if the world looks like this in 2012 … things are going to be remade again and again in the next few decages. This warehouse robot company was just bought by Amazon. …

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If you haven’t checked out pinterest.com yet, I think you should. It’s an online pinboard, and after playing around with it for awhile, you might identify with this guy. 🙂   Source: Uploaded by user via Erik on Pinterest I’ve enjoyed creating boards around my main interests: books, movies, parks, …

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I didn't black out this blog today, but I think SOPA and PIPA and bad solutions to a trumped up problem. The SOPA and PIPA laws attempt to correct piracy in a really counterproductive way. Here's a good run-down on why that is: [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/31100268 w=500&h=283] For me personally, when …

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This is an interesting alternative to reading newspapers online. Clicking that “next” button is so much hassle. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOMIBdM6N7Q?wmode=transparent] (via The Stranger)

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One of the books I started and finished over the weekend in Portland was Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. It is a massive read, and I found it at times very good.There are a lot of stories I hadn't known, but the stories of most of the products–the iPad, the …

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