Slashdot Items Tagged "books"

Date / Time Story
Friday November 25, 2016 @09:40PM O'Reilly Discounts Every eBook By 50%
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:41PM For the First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds
Sunday November 20, 2016 @07:07PM 2016 Winners Announced For Interactive Fiction Competition
Sunday November 20, 2016 @03:04PM Humble Bundle Supports The EFF With A LEGO eBook Sale
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @12:30AM 'Stranger In a Strange Land' Coming To TV
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:12PM Apple Releases $300 Book Containing 450 Photos of Apple Products
Friday November 11, 2016 @02:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:08AM Will The New 'Starship Troopers' Reboot Stay Faithful To The Book?
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @12:04AM Interviews: Ask American Author and Entrepreneur Seth Godin a Question
Friday October 28, 2016 @09:43PM Archive.org Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
Saturday October 22, 2016 @11:40AM New Text Adventures Compete In 22nd 'Interactive Fiction Competition'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @09:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Sunday October 09, 2016 @01:55PM O'Reilly Gives Away Free Programming Ebooks
Saturday October 08, 2016 @11:15PM Why Is Science Fiction Snubbed By Literary Awards?
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:47AM Amazon Piles On the Prime Benefits With New 'Prime Reading' Perk
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @09:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:21PM Amazon Bans Incentivized Reviews Tied To Free Or Discounted Products
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @04:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:23PM Amazon Adds Audiobooks and Podcasts To Prime Membership
Monday September 12, 2016 @06:56PM MIT Invented A Camera That Can Read Closed Books
Monday September 12, 2016 @01:34PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Technology Books and Novels?
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:38AM No, the Internet Has Not Killed the Printed Book - Most People Still Prefer Them
Friday August 26, 2016 @01:41PM Belgians Are Hunting Books, Instead Of Pokemon
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:48PM Nicholas Carr Says Tech 'Utopia Is Creepy'
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @11:30PM CP/M Creator Gary Kildall's Memoirs Released As Free Download
Sunday July 31, 2016 @11:37PM British Newspaper Fooled By Online Harry Potter/Pokemon Go Hoax
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @10:52AM Google Play Rolls Out Family Sharing
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @11:00AM Google Will Let You Share Movies, Apps, and Music You Buy With Up To Six People
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:03PM Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement
Sunday June 19, 2016 @09:00PM Hacker Who Stole Half-Life 2's Source Code Interviewed For New Book
Sunday June 19, 2016 @03:38PM IBM Engineer Builds a Harry Potter Sorting Hat Using 'Watson' AI
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:00PM What Star Trek Owes To Robert Heinlein
Sunday May 29, 2016 @12:31PM William Gibson Announces New Sci-Fi Comic Book
Sunday May 29, 2016 @11:22AM Ask Slashdot: What Books Should An Aspiring Coder Read?
Thursday May 26, 2016 @12:37PM Slashdot Asks: Should It Be Legal To Resell E-Books, Software, and Other Digital Goods?
Sunday May 15, 2016 @11:12PM 2015 Nebula Award Winners Announced
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:57PM Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary
Saturday May 07, 2016 @01:39PM Kobo Customers Losing Books From Their Libraries After Software Upgrade
Saturday May 07, 2016 @10:02AM Does Free Comic Book Day Help Retailers?
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @04:59PM Man Sets World Record With 25 Continuous Hours In Virtual Reality
Saturday April 30, 2016 @03:16PM Ask Slashdot: How Could You Statistically Identify The Best Sci-Fi Books?
Saturday April 30, 2016 @10:02AM Neil Gaiman Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @05:13PM 2016 Hugo Awards Shortlist Dominated By Rightwing Campaign
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @09:45AM Kindle Unlimited Scammers Gaming the System At the Expense of Real Authors
Friday April 15, 2016 @04:18PM Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Stores Mysteriously Go Down In China
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:50PM Intel's Former CEO (and First Hire) Andy Grove Dead at 79
Friday March 18, 2016 @07:20PM Is $699 Too Much For a 13.3-inch Android E-ink Reader?
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:49AM Google Docs Can Now Export EPUB
Saturday February 27, 2016 @02:02AM AI Bookworms Seek To Predict Human Behavior
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:32AM E-book Museum At the Library of Congress?
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @08:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @06:14PM Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:28PM Scribd To Change Its 'Unlimited' E-book Subscription Plan To Semi-Unlimited
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @01:38PM Interviews: 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke Responds
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
Monday July 07, 2014 @11:59PM Book Review: Data-Driven Security: Analysis, Visualization and Dashboards
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
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?