There's a good chance you've seen most of the photos featured in Tim Mantoani's new book, Behind Photographs. But I doubt you've seen the faces of the photographers behind those shots, who are finally given the notoriety they all deserve.
Books are wonderful, wonderful things. I love my Kindle, I really do. But this video makes me realise just how much I love the hard copy: the crack of a spine, the smell of the paper, the turn of the page. My Kindle doesn't do those things: it just runs out of battery.
Hot on the heels of yesterday's Introductory Calculus For Infants comes another book dedicated to introducing scientific concepts to kids in a fun way so the subjects seem less intimidating when they finally get to school.
The road to greatness starts at an early age, and a children's book dedicated to introductory calculus will put your kid on the right path. Has a Nobel Prize winner ever credited Green Eggs and Ham for their success? Exactly.
Qualcomm's Mirasol screen technology, which promises full colour, low-power, e-ink displays that'll bring Sunday supplements to life like never before, are about to launch. E-reader specialist Kyobo has shown off the first finished product.
Advance copies of the hotly anticipated Steve Jobs biography are already in some hands — meaning personal details we never knew about the man are exposed for the first time. Fights with Obama over food, diamond rings, and DNA sequencing.
UK magazine, sweeties and celebrity autobiography retailer WH Smith has signed a deal with Canadian e-reader company Kobo, which will see the high street chain selling its e-reader over here, complete with access to "2.2m titles".
Pottermore was supposed to be huge. Instead, it's a million crazed Potter fans, most of them kids, playing Harry Potter minigames. Great! Kids love minigames. But why the hell isn't Pottermore selling Harry Potter ebooks? They're blowing this, big time.
Where does one put the massive tomes of knowledge with which the brain, a metaphorical elastic sponge, soaks up and expands to accomodate more knowledge? I dunno, how about a malleable rubber bookshelf? [Behance via Bookshelf via Boing Boing]