Category Archives: Publishing

More Tech Press Corruption Unveiled

5G Got me Fired This is a cautionary tale. Anyone writing for any publisher in today’s commercial market, where the managed advertorial and native ad seems to be the only way to make money, needs to be cautious. More importantly … Continue reading

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“Service Fees.” Um, What?

Electric Bike Review explains a new twist on getting paid … I Get Paid for Reviews… Here’s How it Works #TruthInAdvertising I don’t yet know what to think about that. The word that immediately comes to mind is “Advertorial.” Previously … Continue reading

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So This Is How The Village Voice Dies

The Village Voice ends editorial production, lays off half of staff Another part of New York City has died.

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Alex Jones? Puhleeze.

The White Pill & My New Focus Holding up Alex Jones as an example of restricting speech freedom is delusional. How would you feel if you were a Sandy Hook parent looking at Jones’ bullshit that the murder of your … Continue reading

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Harlan Ellison On Being Forgotten

I spent last Friday ripping all the videos at Harlan Ellison’s YouTube Channel. Because I expect all of them to disappear at some point. Ellison had publicly stated — probably more than once — that he had a burn notice … Continue reading

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YouTube’s Sponsor Button Goes Live

Look what just popped up at a video: Clicking on it …

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Amazon Kindle Edition Versus Apple Books (iBooks) Edition

I decided to see what Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art was selling for as a Kindle edition and as an Apple Books (iBooks) edition. It was a rather eye-popping experience.

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Google Books AI

I’m late to this. Google’s new AI scans thousands of books to answer your questions Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in … Continue reading

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A Potentially-Disastrous Revenge Effect Of “Forgetting”

Wikipedia: Right to be forgotten Twitter: Are we to now censor scholarship to appease the whims of individuals? This is insanity!

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The Blockchain Comes To Book Publishing

Authored Platform Authored Platform ICO (ATH Token): Blockchain Publishing System? The Authored Platform is an application, which is active on both the iOS and Android platforms. This platform will function like Google Books, Amazon Books, Apress, Wiley, and many other … Continue reading

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