Slashdot Items Tagged "books"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 12, 2016 @06:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:27AM Amazon Restores Some Heft To Helvetica For Kindle E-Ink Readers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:27PM Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability
Thursday February 04, 2016 @01:19PM Interviews: Ask 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke
Sunday December 27, 2015 @01:23PM Ask Slashdot: State-of-the-Art In Amateur Book Scanning?
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:52AM Kindle or Not, a Resurgence In Used Bookstores
Friday November 06, 2015 @11:06PM Scan a Book In Five Minutes With a $199 Scanner?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:10AM Ask Slashdot: An 'Ex Libris' For My Books In a Digital Age?
Thursday September 17, 2015 @01:42PM Book Review: Abusing the Internet of Things
Sunday August 30, 2015 @11:16PM Brain Cancer Claims Horror Maestro Wes Craven At 76
Sunday August 30, 2015 @03:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:29AM FBI Informant: Ray Bradbury's Sci-fi Written To Induce Communistic Mass Hysteria
Sunday August 23, 2015 @01:17PM Hugos Refuse To Award Anyone Rather Than Submit To Fans' Votes
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:16AM XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @09:02AM Jason Scott of Textfiles.com Is Trying To Save a Huge Storage Room of Manuals
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:54AM Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:55AM How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books
Saturday May 02, 2015 @02:04PM Free Comic Book Day Event Features Neil Gaiman, the Simpsons
Saturday April 18, 2015 @07:52AM Hacked Sony Emails Reveal That Sony Had Pirated Books About Hacking
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:41AM First 26 Pages of Neal Stephenson's New Novel "Seveneves" Online
Friday April 03, 2015 @08:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @11:41AM New Site Mocks Bad Artwork On Ebook Covers
Thursday March 05, 2015 @01:58PM Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:27PM The Man Who Invented the Science Fiction Paperback
Saturday January 31, 2015 @02:48AM R.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism
Friday January 30, 2015 @06:53PM George R. R. Martin's "The Winds of Winter" Wiill Not Be Published In 2015
Sunday January 25, 2015 @12:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Saturday January 17, 2015 @03:54PM Ridley Scott Adapts Philip K. Dick's 'Man in the High Castle' For Amazon
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:08AM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:11AM R. A. Montgomery, Creator of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" Books, Dead At 78
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @11:07AM Interviews: Ask Warren Ellis a Question
Saturday November 01, 2014 @10:59PM Rhode Island Comic Con Oversold, Overcrowded
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Sunday October 12, 2014 @12:17PM Ask Slashdot: Best Books On the Life and Work of Nikola Tesla?
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:55PM Top EU Court: Libraries Can Digitize Books Without Publishers' Permission
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @03:17PM E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @12:05PM At Home with Tim O'Reilly (Videos 1 and 2 of 6)
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @02:24PM Interviews: Ask Tim O'Reilly About a Life Steeped In Technology
Monday August 04, 2014 @05:41PM Sony Tosses the Sony Reader On the Scrap Heap
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @08:01AM Ridley Scott to Produce Philip K Dick's The Man In the High Castle
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:29PM Apple Acquires "Pandora For Books" Booklamp For $15 Million
Saturday July 26, 2014 @12:23PM Nightfall: Can Kalgash Exist?
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @10:45AM Amazon Is Testing a $10-Per-Month Ebook Service
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:04PM The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:07PM Want To Resell Your Ebooks? You'd Better Act Fast
Saturday June 28, 2014 @04:19PM Update Your Shelf: BitLit Offers Access To Ebook Versions of Books You Own
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:46PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:05PM Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak
Thursday April 24, 2014 @04:53PM Ask Slashdot: Books for a Comp Sci Graduate Student?
Monday April 07, 2014 @10:03PM Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:37PM Mobile HTML5
Friday March 28, 2014 @09:02PM Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @07:01AM UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners
Sunday March 23, 2014 @08:28AM Algorithm Composes Music By Text Analyzing the World's Best Novels
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @01:57PM Book Review: Backbone.js Testing
Friday February 14, 2014 @11:24PM Ask Slashdot: E-ink Reader For Academic Papers?
Monday February 03, 2014 @09:56PM Adobe's New Ebook DRM Will Leave Existing Users Out In the Cold Come July
Thursday January 23, 2014 @01:42PM Ask Slashdot: How To Reimagine a Library?
Monday January 20, 2014 @06:23PM Canadian Health Scientists Resort To Sneaker Net After Funding Slashed
Friday December 27, 2013 @07:09PM Sherlock Holmes Finally In the Public Domain In the US
Thursday December 19, 2013 @08:20AM Interview: Ask Bruce Sterling What You Will
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @07:30AM 1.5 Million Pages of Ancient Manuscripts Online
Monday November 25, 2013 @12:59AM Book review: Digital Outcasts
Saturday November 16, 2013 @01:49PM Nathan Myhrvold's $500 Cookbook Now an $80 iPhone App
Thursday November 14, 2013 @02:52PM Google Books Case Dismissed On Fair Use Grounds
Monday November 11, 2013 @10:09PM Digital Textbook Startup Kno Was Sold For $15 Million
Saturday November 09, 2013 @06:25PM Could We "Wikify" Scholarly Canons?
Thursday November 07, 2013 @05:49PM Spooked By His Sci Fi, FBI Looked Into Asimov As Possible Communist Tipster
Wednesday November 06, 2013 @11:33AM Amazon Offers Cut of Ebook Sales To Book Stores Selling Kindle
Monday November 04, 2013 @02:54PM David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders (Video 2 of 2)
Thursday October 31, 2013 @01:38PM David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders Answer Your Questions (Video)
Thursday October 31, 2013 @12:10PM Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @07:12AM Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School
Monday October 28, 2013 @04:11PM Book Review: The App Generation
Sunday October 27, 2013 @09:15AM France Moves to Protect Independent Booksellers from Amazon
Saturday October 12, 2013 @09:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Friday October 11, 2013 @04:54PM Book Review: The Circle
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @10:26AM Tom Clancy Is Dead At 66
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @06:41AM Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994
Sunday September 22, 2013 @06:39PM Ask Slashdot: Prioritizing Saleable Used Computer Books?
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @08:28AM Insiders Say B&N Will Launch New Nook,Tablet In October
Sunday September 08, 2013 @04:04PM Ars Test Drives the "Netflix For Books"
Sunday September 08, 2013 @02:50PM Book review: The Practice of Network Security Monitoring
Saturday September 07, 2013 @09:32AM Austrian Professor Creates Kindle E-Book Copier With Lego Mindstorms
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @10:15AM Amazon Finally Bundles Ebooks With Printed Books
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @09:20AM Sci-Fi Great Frederik Pohl Passes Away At 93
Saturday August 24, 2013 @09:09PM Calibre Version 1.0 Released After 7 Years of Development
Saturday August 24, 2013 @11:10AM Barnes & Noble Won't Give Up On the Nook
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:12AM Ask Slashdot: High-School Suitable Books On How Computers Affect Society?
Friday July 19, 2013 @10:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @06:58AM Book Review: Eloquent JavaScript: a Modern Introduction To Programming
Saturday July 13, 2013 @10:59AM Ask Slashdot: Learning DB the Right Way; Books, Tutorials, or What?
Friday July 12, 2013 @10:03PM Are Amazon Vine Reviews of Technical Books a Joke?
Thursday July 11, 2013 @07:27AM Orson Scott Card Pleads 'Tolerance' For Ender's Game Movie
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @12:25PM Judge Rules Apple Colluded With Publishers to Fix Ebook Prices
Friday June 28, 2013 @06:51PM L.A. School District's 30,000 iPads May Come With Free Lock-In
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:18AM Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Richard Matheson Dead At 87
Thursday June 06, 2013 @04:20PM Amazon: Publishers Strong-Armed Us On E-Books
Monday June 03, 2013 @12:35AM Apple E-book Price-Fixing Trial Begins
Thursday May 30, 2013 @10:31AM Writer Jack Vance Dead At 96
Thursday May 23, 2013 @08:02AM The Human Division
Thursday May 09, 2013 @04:11PM Microsoft May Acquire Nook Tablet Business From Barnes and Noble
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @12:24PM Help the OED Find a Lost Book
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @09:24AM Coursera Partners With Chegg To Offer Gratis, DRMed Textbooks for Courses
Thursday April 25, 2013 @03:29PM Book Review: The New Digital Age
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @11:07AM 25000 Books Proofread By Project Gutenberg Distributed Proofreaders
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:08AM Teachers Know If You've Been E-Reading
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @08:06AM Iain Banks: Extremely Ill With Cancer
Monday March 25, 2013 @10:01PM Bezos Patenting 'Dumb' Tablets, Glasses, Windshields
Monday March 25, 2013 @09:01PM Bezos Patenting 'Dumb' Tablets, Glasses, Windshields
Friday March 22, 2013 @04:13PM Book Review: A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming
Friday March 22, 2013 @06:48AM WHSmith Putting DRM In EBooks Without Permission From the Authors
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @10:04AM Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine
Monday March 11, 2013 @01:35PM Bunnie Huang's "Hacking The Xbox" Released As Free PDF
Sunday March 10, 2013 @08:43PM Mobile Sharing: 'Bezos Beep' vs. Smartphone Bump?
Saturday March 09, 2013 @06:55PM $13 Txtr Beagle Ebook Reader To Sell For $69
Saturday March 09, 2013 @11:50AM U.S. ISBN Monopoly Denies Threat From Digital Self-Publishing
Thursday March 07, 2013 @03:34PM Apple Patent Describes iTunes Reselling and Loaning System
Sunday March 03, 2013 @04:51PM Ask Slashdot: Monitor Setup For Programmers
Monday February 25, 2013 @07:36PM Barnes & Noble Founder Wants to Take Retail Division Private
Saturday February 23, 2013 @05:25PM Buying Their Way Onto The NY Times Bestsellers List
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @10:25AM Book Review: To Save Everything, Click Here
Saturday February 16, 2013 @09:33PM Enyo: Up and Running
Thursday February 07, 2013 @02:07PM The Book of GIMP
Monday February 04, 2013 @09:12PM Amazon Patents 'Maintaining Scarcity' of Goods
Monday February 04, 2013 @08:19PM Amazon Patents 'Maintaining Scarcity' of Goods
Monday February 04, 2013 @08:17AM Startup Offers Pay-Per-Page E-Books
Monday February 04, 2013 @06:41AM Startup Offers Pay-Per-Page eBooks
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @08:59AM Public Library Exclusively For Digital Media Proposed
Wednesday January 16, 2013 @01:13AM A Digital Public Library Without Paper Books
Thursday January 03, 2013 @01:09PM The Emperor's New Cosmos - Cracking the Code of Cosmic Creation: P.J. Sinclair
Thursday December 20, 2012 @02:49PM Book Review: Terrible Nerd
Sunday December 02, 2012 @07:45PM The Foldable Readius Ereader Is Dead
Saturday December 01, 2012 @01:47PM How Does a Single Line of BASIC Make an Intricate Maze?
Wednesday November 28, 2012 @08:42AM Here's Why Digital Rights Management Is Stupid And Anti-Consumer
Thursday November 15, 2012 @04:17PM Ask Slashdot: High-Tech Ways To Manage a Home Library?
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:56AM Google Engineers Open Source Book Scanner Design
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @04:20PM Zombie eBook Titles Double in One Year
Sunday October 28, 2012 @08:10PM Funding models for a free e-book?
Monday October 15, 2012 @04:50PM Amazon Kindle eBook Users To Get Refunds After Settlement
Friday October 12, 2012 @03:07PM Ask Slashdot: What Books Have Had a Significant Impact On Your Life?
Thursday October 11, 2012 @09:52AM Court Finds In Favor of Libraries In Google Books Affair
Thursday October 11, 2012 @09:22AM Court finds in favor of libraries in Google Books affair
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @02:54PM Amazon Introduces "Immersion Reading" Technology
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @07:03AM Student Publishes Extensive Statistics On the Population of Middle-Earth
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @06:38AM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Or Not You Own What You Own
Saturday October 06, 2012 @08:25AM Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Jailbroken
Thursday October 04, 2012 @11:55AM After 7 Years In Court, Google Settles With Publishers On Book Scanning
Sunday September 30, 2012 @04:12PM WTFM: Write the Freaking Manual
Sunday September 30, 2012 @03:14PM W.T.F.M: Write The Freaking Manual
Tuesday September 18, 2012 @06:54PM Amazon's Free Graphic Novel Could Become A Movie?
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @07:56AM Amazon Now Discounting HarperCollins EBooks
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @07:51AM Amazon Blocks Arch Linux Handbook Author From Releasing Kindle Version
Saturday September 08, 2012 @12:00AM Finnish Bureaucracy Takes Issue With Crowdfunded Textbook
Friday September 07, 2012 @10:27AM Science Wins Over Creationism In South Korea
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @08:08AM With 'Access Codes,' Textbook Pricing More Complicated Than Ever
Friday August 31, 2012 @01:32PM Book Review: Think Like a Programmer
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:19AM Inside the Business of Online Reviews For Hire
Monday August 27, 2012 @08:19PM LendInk EBook Lending Service Returns, Receives Fishy DMCA Notice
Saturday August 25, 2012 @08:19AM Will Your Books and Music Die With You?
Saturday August 25, 2012 @06:49AM Will Your Books and Music Die With You?
Thursday August 09, 2012 @07:28AM Ask Slashdot: Rugged E-book Reader?
Monday August 06, 2012 @10:06PM Kindle E-Book Sales Surpass Print Sales In UK
Saturday June 30, 2012 @02:48AM In Soviet Russia, e-Books Read You!
Friday June 29, 2012 @01:48AM UK company demos colour video animation on electronic paper
Wednesday June 20, 2012 @08:47AM Best Science Fiction/Fantasy for 8 Year Olds
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @09:57AM Capitalists Who Fear Change
Monday June 11, 2012 @07:30PM Patent Granted on Mandatory Digital Keys to Prevent Textbook Piracy
Wednesday June 06, 2012 @10:42AM Ray Bradbury Has Died
Wednesday June 06, 2012 @12:42AM Man Booted from Bookstore for Browsing Children's Section
Tuesday June 05, 2012 @08:39AM South Korea Surrenders To Creationist Demands On Evolution Textbooks
Monday May 14, 2012 @09:54PM Publishers Win On Only Five Claims In Copyright Case Against Georgia State
Monday May 14, 2012 @11:08AM Ridley Scott Loves Hugh Howey's Wool
Sunday May 13, 2012 @09:31PM Ridley Scott Loves Hugh Howey's Wool
Thursday May 10, 2012 @05:17PM English Translation of Debian Administrator's Handbook Available
Thursday May 10, 2012 @04:44PM Book Review: Scala for the Impatient Ninja
Friday May 04, 2012 @12:48AM Review: The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
Thursday May 03, 2012 @09:23AM Book Review: Scala for the Impatient
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @07:30AM Microsoft Invests $300 Million In Nook e-Readers
Thursday April 26, 2012 @01:14PM Ask Slashdot: Sources For Firmware and Hardware Books?
Thursday April 26, 2012 @10:39AM Sources for firmware and hardware books?
Thursday April 26, 2012 @08:15AM Sci-Fi Publisher Tor Ditches DRM For E-Books
Thursday April 26, 2012 @01:10AM 'Mein Kampf' to be Republished in Germany
Monday April 23, 2012 @09:40PM University of Minnesota Launches Review Project For Open Textbooks
Thursday April 19, 2012 @10:46PM An Interview with Jerry Pournelle
Thursday April 12, 2012 @02:14PM Ask Slashdot: Best Book For 11-Year-Old Who Wants To Teach Himself To Program?
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @10:12AM DoJ Files Suit Against Apple, Ebook Publishers
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @08:17AM Apple To Face e-Book Price Fixing Lawsuit
Sunday April 08, 2012 @01:29AM Next Kindle Expected To Have a Front-Lit Display
Thursday March 22, 2012 @07:31AM HTML5 Developer's Cookbook
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @08:07AM Chinese Writers Sue Apple Over IP Violations
Friday March 16, 2012 @03:10AM Wikipedia Didn't Kill Brittanica — Encarta Did
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @09:38AM Swiss Voters Reject Book Price Controls
Thursday March 08, 2012 @11:55AM Publishers Warned On Ebook Prices
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @09:12AM Amazon Patents Annotating Books, Digital Works