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A internet muda a forma como o torcedor reage ao futebol?

A internet muda a forma como o torcedor reage ao futebol? | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
Redes sociais se tornaram força amplificadora do sentimento coletivo, avaliam especialistas
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New data on the Long Tail impact suggests rethinking history and ideas about the future of publishing - The Shatzkin Files

For most of my lifetime, the principal challenge a publisher faced to get a book noticed by a consumer and sold was to get it on the shelves in bookstores. Data was always scarce (I combed for it for years) but everything I ever saw reported confirmed that customers generally chose from what was made …
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Traditional Bookstores Might Not Be Dead Yet (AMZN, BKS)

A new report shows that the sale of e-books may have stalled, at least for now. - Daniel Kline - The Business
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Planeta compra el 100% de Círculo de Lectores al grupo Bertelsmann

Planeta compra el 100% de Círculo de Lectores al grupo Bertelsmann | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
La compañía española, que controlaba el 50% de las acciones, ha adquirido la otra mitad en manos de la editorial alemana
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Ebooks And The Long Tail: It's Still All About Blockbusters

Ebooks And The Long Tail: It's Still All About Blockbusters | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
One of the many promises of digital distribution is that everything can be found, nothing goes out of stock and, therefore, the so-called "Long Tail" can grow, thrive and become a meaningful business for content creators and distributors. In books, it works like this: It's 1994 -- imagine trying to find [...]
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Are iOS Users Ditzier Readers Than Android Users? | Digital Book World

Are iOS Users Ditzier Readers Than Android Users? | Digital Book World | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
iOS users may have cooler handsets and tablets, but Android users are a tad more intellectual when it comes to what books they read, according to a new
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Why Did Amazon Make a Phone? A Conversation With Jeff Bezos

Why Did Amazon Make a Phone? A Conversation With Jeff Bezos | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
Jeffrey P. Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive, discusses his motivation behind making the Fire smartphone, whether he expects to make a profit on the device, and more.
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Industry gears up for The Great Bookshop Debate | The Bookseller

Industry gears up for The Great Bookshop Debate | The Bookseller | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Data planing - o elo entre o Big data e a criatividade - o exemplo da British Airways - Blue Bus

Data planing - o elo entre o Big data e a criatividade - o exemplo da British Airways - Blue Bus | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
Todas de Cannes 2014 no Blue Bus patrocinio Santander Acabei de assistir a palestra da Íris. O ponto deles é: a questao nao é a resposta e, sim, a pergunta que você faz. Para isso, tem que ter alguém na agencia ou na consultoria que saiba olhar os dados e fazer a pergunta certa. A …
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#IoTH: The Internet of Things and Humans - O'Reilly Radar

#IoTH: The Internet of Things and Humans - O'Reilly Radar | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
Rod Smith of IBM and I had a call the other day to prepare for our onstage conversation at O'Reilly's upcoming Solid Conference, and I was surprised to find how much...
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Reading in the mobile era: a study of mobile reading in developing countries; 2014

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Snapplify readies ebook distribution platform for SA schools | ventureburn

Snapplify readies ebook distribution platform for  SA schools | ventureburn | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
ePublishing startup Snapplify is set to provide South African learners access to (digital) educational content through a new, and free, eBook
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Discovery, User Experience and the Long Tail | Digital Book World

Discovery, User Experience and the Long Tail | Digital Book World | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
There has recently been some debate as to whether the long tail for ebooks exists: -- “Dispelling the Ebook Long Tail Myth” by Marceloa Vena, head of the
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Discovery, User Experience and the Long Tail | Digital Book World

Discovery, User Experience and the Long Tail | Digital Book World | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
There has recently been some debate as to whether the long tail for ebooks exists: -- “Dispelling the Ebook Long Tail Myth” by Marceloa Vena, head of the
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"Mira, en menos de un año veremos la creación de Planeta Penguin Random House. Pondrán el nombre de Planeta delante, pero… Y lo vamos a ver porque de otro modo Amazon se las va a pasar por la piedra a todas ellas una tras otra. Planeta meterá en ese nuevo grupo su negocio literario, dejará fuera los libros de texto, los periódicos y lo audiovisual, pero, querida y atontada Daphne: blanco y en botella", Predicción de la Sargento Margaret.

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Combate pelo futuro do livro

Combate pelo futuro do livro | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
O duelo entre a Amazon e a Hachette definirá a forma como compramos e lemos
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AP on robot reporters: ‘I can’t have journalists spending a ton of time data processing’ | Poynter.

Create. Inform. Engage. | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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Câmara votará isenção tributária apenas para e-readers feitos no país - 20/06/2014 - Ilustrada - Folha de S.Paulo

Câmara votará isenção tributária apenas para e-readers feitos no país - 20/06/2014 - Ilustrada - Folha de S.Paulo | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
A equiparação dos e-readers a livros de papel para efeitos tributários foi derrubada pela deputada Fátima Bezerra (PT-RN), relatora de um projeto de lei que atualiza o conceito do que será considerado livro no país. A mudança era defendida por empresas do setor para baratear os aparelhos de leitura e estimular as vendas.
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"Liquidar o monopólio ocidental da tecnologia é também luta revolucionária"

"Liquidar o monopólio ocidental da tecnologia é também luta revolucionária" | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
resistir.info is a portuguese web site of political analysis
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A Gamble on E-Book Pricing

A Gamble on E-Book Pricing | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
The costs to libraries will change as publishers charge more for digital works.
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UK: Social Media surveillance is Legally Okay

UK: Social Media surveillance is Legally Okay | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
If you're opposed to mass surveillance, the plot just thickened. Privacy International reports that a top British counter-terrorism official has revealed a
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How to Live with the Internet of Stuff | MIT Technology Review

How to Live with the Internet of Stuff | MIT Technology Review | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
It’s a way to connect all different kinds of items, says Intel’s Genevieve Bell.
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Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all; EFA global monitoring report, 2013-2014; 2014

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7 things the most-highlighted Kindle passages tell us about American readers

7 things the most-highlighted Kindle passages tell us about American readers | Books and the Digital Life | Scoop.it
The Hunger Games and the Bible are really, really popular.
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