Reading Rights Coalition to protest Authors Guild whinging about Kindle 2 text-to-speech

The Reading Right Coalition and the National Federation of the Blind will be hosting a protest tomorrow outside the offices of the Authors Guild in an attempt to convince the Guild to quit busting Amazon’s balls over the Kindle 2’s text-to-speech technology that turns any eBook into a robotic audiobook. (Cory wrote about this a […]

Should the New York Times just give all subscribers Kindles?

Silicon Alley Insider did the math and discovered that it costs the New York Times twice as much money to print their newspaper every year than it would be to just hand all of its subscribers free Kindles and distribute the paper digitally. The math’s as sound as any math that is extrapolated from uninvolved […]