Slashdot Items Tagged "books"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:11PM Today is 'Free Comic Book Day'
Thursday May 04, 2017 @09:58AM Amazon Will Change Its Ebook Contracts With Publishers as EU Ends Antitrust Probe
Saturday April 29, 2017 @08:28PM As Print Surges, Ebook Sales Plunge Nearly 20%
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:09PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Favorite Books On Entrepreneurship?
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:10PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Good Books On Inventing, Innovating and Doing R&D?
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @10:43AM How Google Book Search Got Lost
Friday April 07, 2017 @07:54AM Slashdot Asks: What Books Are You Reading This Month?
Sunday March 19, 2017 @07:23PM O'Reilly Site Lists 165 Things Every Programmer Should Know
Friday March 17, 2017 @10:05AM Ebook Pirates Are Relatively Old and Wealthy, Study Finds
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Saturday February 25, 2017 @09:13PM GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides'
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:48AM University Offers Course To Help Sniff Out and Refute 'Bullshit'
Sunday February 19, 2017 @03:04AM New Free O'Reilly Ebook: 'Open Source In Brazil'
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @11:19AM The Most Mentioned Books On StackOverflow
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @10:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @10:40AM Amazon Offers To Scrap Ebook Clauses To Settle EU Antitrust Probe
Saturday January 21, 2017 @08:05PM Knuth Previews New Math Section For 'The Art of Computer Programming'
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Thursday January 19, 2017 @08:35AM Amazon, Apple To End Audiobook Exclusivity: EU
Monday January 02, 2017 @10:44PM Scribd Pulls Digital Comics From Its Subscription Reading Service
Saturday December 31, 2016 @11:20PM Library Creates Fake Patron Records To Avoid Book-Purging
Saturday December 31, 2016 @12:26PM 'Watership Down' Author Richard Adams Died On Christmas Eve At Age 96
Thursday December 29, 2016 @09:48AM Amazon's Digital Day is Like Cyber Monday But For Downloads
Monday December 26, 2016 @09:15AM What's the Best Book You Read This Year?
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @10:46PM 'The Circle' Trailer Looks An Awful Lot Like Google
Sunday December 04, 2016 @09:22PM Ask Slashdot: Have You Read 'The Art of Computer Programming'?
Friday November 25, 2016 @10:40PM O'Reilly Discounts Every eBook By 50%
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:41PM For the First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds
Sunday November 20, 2016 @08:07PM 2016 Winners Announced For Interactive Fiction Competition
Sunday November 20, 2016 @04:04PM Humble Bundle Supports The EFF With A LEGO eBook Sale
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @01:30AM 'Stranger In a Strange Land' Coming To TV
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @05:12PM Apple Releases $300 Book Containing 450 Photos of Apple Products
Friday November 11, 2016 @03:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:08PM Will The New 'Starship Troopers' Reboot Stay Faithful To The Book?
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:04AM Interviews: Ask American Author and Entrepreneur Seth Godin a Question
Friday October 28, 2016 @10:43PM Archive.org Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:40PM New Text Adventures Compete In 22nd 'Interactive Fiction Competition'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:32AM Spanish Police Arrest Their First Ever eBook Pirate
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:55PM O'Reilly Gives Away Free Programming Ebooks
Sunday October 09, 2016 @12:15AM Why Is Science Fiction Snubbed By Literary Awards?
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:47AM Amazon Piles On the Prime Benefits With New 'Prime Reading' Perk
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:41AM Amazon's Kindle Unlimited Is a Victim of Its Success in Japan
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:21PM Amazon Bans Incentivized Reviews Tied To Free Or Discounted Products
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:52PM Revealed: How One Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions of Dollars
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @07:23PM Amazon Adds Audiobooks and Podcasts To Prime Membership
Monday September 12, 2016 @07:56PM MIT Invented A Camera That Can Read Closed Books
Monday September 12, 2016 @02:34PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Your Favorite Technology Books and Novels?
Friday September 02, 2016 @10:38AM No, the Internet Has Not Killed the Printed Book - Most People Still Prefer Them
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:41PM Belgians Are Hunting Books, Instead Of Pokemon
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:48PM Nicholas Carr Says Tech 'Utopia Is Creepy'
Thursday August 04, 2016 @12:30AM CP/M Creator Gary Kildall's Memoirs Released As Free Download
Monday August 01, 2016 @12:37AM British Newspaper Fooled By Online Harry Potter/Pokemon Go Hoax
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @11:52AM Google Play Rolls Out Family Sharing
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:00PM Google Will Let You Share Movies, Apps, and Music You Buy With Up To Six People
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @05:03PM Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement
Sunday June 19, 2016 @10:00PM Hacker Who Stole Half-Life 2's Source Code Interviewed For New Book
Sunday June 19, 2016 @04:38PM IBM Engineer Builds a Harry Potter Sorting Hat Using 'Watson' AI
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:00PM What Star Trek Owes To Robert Heinlein
Sunday May 29, 2016 @01:31PM William Gibson Announces New Sci-Fi Comic Book
Sunday May 29, 2016 @12:22PM Ask Slashdot: What Books Should An Aspiring Coder Read?
Thursday May 26, 2016 @01:37PM Slashdot Asks: Should It Be Legal To Resell E-Books, Software, and Other Digital Goods?
Monday May 16, 2016 @12:12AM 2015 Nebula Award Winners Announced
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary
Saturday May 07, 2016 @02:39PM Kobo Customers Losing Books From Their Libraries After Software Upgrade
Saturday May 07, 2016 @11:02AM Does Free Comic Book Day Help Retailers?
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:59PM Man Sets World Record With 25 Continuous Hours In Virtual Reality
Saturday April 30, 2016 @04:16PM Ask Slashdot: How Could You Statistically Identify The Best Sci-Fi Books?
Saturday April 30, 2016 @11:02AM Neil Gaiman Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @06:13PM 2016 Hugo Awards Shortlist Dominated By Rightwing Campaign
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:45AM Kindle Unlimited Scammers Gaming the System At the Expense of Real Authors
Friday April 15, 2016 @05:18PM Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks Stores Mysteriously Go Down In China
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:50PM Intel's Former CEO (and First Hire) Andy Grove Dead at 79
Friday March 18, 2016 @08:20PM Is $699 Too Much For a 13.3-inch Android E-ink Reader?
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @09:49AM Google Docs Can Now Export EPUB
Saturday February 27, 2016 @03:02AM AI Bookworms Seek To Predict Human Behavior
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:32PM E-book Museum At the Library of Congress?
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @09:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @07:14PM Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:28PM Scribd To Change Its 'Unlimited' E-book Subscription Plan To Semi-Unlimited
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:38PM Interviews: 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke Responds
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:27AM Amazon Restores Some Heft To Helvetica For Kindle E-Ink Readers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Friday February 05, 2016 @01:27PM Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:19PM Interviews: Ask 'Ubuntu Unleashed' Author Matthew Helmke
Sunday December 27, 2015 @02:23PM Ask Slashdot: State-of-the-Art In Amateur Book Scanning?
Sunday December 27, 2015 @10:52AM Kindle or Not, a Resurgence In Used Bookstores
Saturday November 07, 2015 @12:06AM Scan a Book In Five Minutes With a $199 Scanner?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @09:10AM Ask Slashdot: An 'Ex Libris' For My Books In a Digital Age?
Thursday September 17, 2015 @02:42PM Book Review: Abusing the Internet of Things
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:16AM Brain Cancer Claims Horror Maestro Wes Craven At 76
Sunday August 30, 2015 @04:45PM Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks Dead at 82
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:29AM FBI Informant: Ray Bradbury's Sci-fi Written To Induce Communistic Mass Hysteria
Sunday August 23, 2015 @02:17PM Hugos Refuse To Award Anyone Rather Than Submit To Fans' Votes
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:16AM XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @10:02AM Jason Scott of Textfiles.com Is Trying To Save a Huge Storage Room of Manuals
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:54AM Librarians As the First Line of Privacy Defense
Monday May 11, 2015 @07:55AM How To Set Up a Pirate EBook Store In Google Play Books
Saturday May 02, 2015 @03:04PM Free Comic Book Day Event Features Neil Gaiman, the Simpsons
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:52AM Hacked Sony Emails Reveal That Sony Had Pirated Books About Hacking
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:41AM First 26 Pages of Neal Stephenson's New Novel "Seveneves" Online
Friday April 03, 2015 @09:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @12:41PM New Site Mocks Bad Artwork On Ebook Covers
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:58PM Lauren Ipsum: A Story About Computer Science and Other Improbable Things
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:27PM The Man Who Invented the Science Fiction Paperback
Saturday January 31, 2015 @03:48AM R.U. Sirius Co-Authors New Book On Transhumanism
Friday January 30, 2015 @07:53PM George R. R. Martin's "The Winds of Winter" Wiill Not Be Published In 2015
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:13PM Why We Still Can't Really Put Anything In the Public Domain
Saturday January 17, 2015 @04:54PM Ridley Scott Adapts Philip K. Dick's 'Man in the High Castle' For Amazon
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:08PM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Friday December 19, 2014 @08:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Saturday November 15, 2014 @10:11AM R. A. Montgomery, Creator of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" Books, Dead At 78
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @12:07PM Interviews: Ask Warren Ellis a Question
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:59PM Rhode Island Comic Con Oversold, Overcrowded
Thursday October 16, 2014 @06:14PM Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right
Sunday October 12, 2014 @01:17PM Ask Slashdot: Best Books On the Life and Work of Nikola Tesla?
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:55PM Top EU Court: Libraries Can Digitize Books Without Publishers' Permission
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @04:17PM E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @01:05PM At Home with Tim O'Reilly (Videos 1 and 2 of 6)
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:24PM Interviews: Ask Tim O'Reilly About a Life Steeped In Technology
Monday August 04, 2014 @06:41PM Sony Tosses the Sony Reader On the Scrap Heap
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @09:01AM Ridley Scott to Produce Philip K Dick's The Man In the High Castle
Saturday July 26, 2014 @03:29PM Apple Acquires "Pandora For Books" Booklamp For $15 Million
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:23PM Nightfall: Can Kalgash Exist?
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @11:45AM Amazon Is Testing a $10-Per-Month Ebook Service
Sunday July 13, 2014 @12:04AM The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban
Saturday June 28, 2014 @10:07PM Want To Resell Your Ebooks? You'd Better Act Fast
Saturday June 28, 2014 @05:19PM Update Your Shelf: BitLit Offers Access To Ebook Versions of Books You Own
Friday June 13, 2014 @07:46PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:05PM Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak
Thursday April 24, 2014 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Books for a Comp Sci Graduate Student?
Monday April 07, 2014 @11:03PM Online Skim Reading Is Taking Over the Human Brain
Sunday April 06, 2014 @12:37AM Mobile HTML5
Friday March 28, 2014 @10:02PM Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @08:01AM UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:28AM Algorithm Composes Music By Text Analyzing the World's Best Novels
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @02:57PM Book Review: Backbone.js Testing
Saturday February 15, 2014 @12:24AM Ask Slashdot: E-ink Reader For Academic Papers?
Monday February 03, 2014 @10:56PM Adobe's New Ebook DRM Will Leave Existing Users Out In the Cold Come July
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:42PM Ask Slashdot: How To Reimagine a Library?
Monday January 20, 2014 @07:23PM Canadian Health Scientists Resort To Sneaker Net After Funding Slashed
Friday December 27, 2013 @08:09PM Sherlock Holmes Finally In the Public Domain In the US
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:20AM Interview: Ask Bruce Sterling What You Will
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:30AM 1.5 Million Pages of Ancient Manuscripts Online
Monday November 25, 2013 @01:59AM Book review: Digital Outcasts
Saturday November 16, 2013 @02:49PM Nathan Myhrvold's $500 Cookbook Now an $80 iPhone App
Thursday November 14, 2013 @03:52PM Google Books Case Dismissed On Fair Use Grounds
Monday November 11, 2013 @11:09PM Digital Textbook Startup Kno Was Sold For $15 Million
Saturday November 09, 2013 @07:25PM Could We "Wikify" Scholarly Canons?
Thursday November 07, 2013 @06:49PM Spooked By His Sci Fi, FBI Looked Into Asimov As Possible Communist Tipster
Wednesday November 06, 2013 @12:33PM Amazon Offers Cut of Ebook Sales To Book Stores Selling Kindle
Monday November 04, 2013 @03:54PM David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders (Video 2 of 2)
Thursday October 31, 2013 @02:38PM David Craddock and Two Blizzard North Co-Founders Answer Your Questions (Video)
Thursday October 31, 2013 @01:10PM Book Review: Stay Awhile and Listen
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:12AM Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School
Monday October 28, 2013 @05:11PM Book Review: The App Generation
Sunday October 27, 2013 @10:15AM France Moves to Protect Independent Booksellers from Amazon
Saturday October 12, 2013 @10:54AM Read Better Books To Be a Better Person
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:54PM Book Review: The Circle
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @11:26AM Tom Clancy Is Dead At 66
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @07:41AM Everything You Needed To Know About the Internet In May, 1994
Sunday September 22, 2013 @07:39PM Ask Slashdot: Prioritizing Saleable Used Computer Books?
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @09:28AM Insiders Say B&N Will Launch New Nook,Tablet In October
Sunday September 08, 2013 @05:04PM Ars Test Drives the "Netflix For Books"
Sunday September 08, 2013 @03:50PM Book review: The Practice of Network Security Monitoring
Saturday September 07, 2013 @10:32AM Austrian Professor Creates Kindle E-Book Copier With Lego Mindstorms
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @11:15AM Amazon Finally Bundles Ebooks With Printed Books
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @10:20AM Sci-Fi Great Frederik Pohl Passes Away At 93
Saturday August 24, 2013 @10:09PM Calibre Version 1.0 Released After 7 Years of Development
Saturday August 24, 2013 @12:10PM Barnes & Noble Won't Give Up On the Nook
Sunday July 28, 2013 @10:12AM Ask Slashdot: High-School Suitable Books On How Computers Affect Society?
Friday July 19, 2013 @11:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @07:58AM Book Review: Eloquent JavaScript: a Modern Introduction To Programming
Saturday July 13, 2013 @11:59AM Ask Slashdot: Learning DB the Right Way; Books, Tutorials, or What?
Friday July 12, 2013 @11:03PM Are Amazon Vine Reviews of Technical Books a Joke?
Thursday July 11, 2013 @08:27AM Orson Scott Card Pleads 'Tolerance' For Ender's Game Movie
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @01:25PM Judge Rules Apple Colluded With Publishers to Fix Ebook Prices
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:51PM L.A. School District's 30,000 iPads May Come With Free Lock-In
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @10:18AM Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Richard Matheson Dead At 87
Thursday June 06, 2013 @05:20PM Amazon: Publishers Strong-Armed Us On E-Books
Monday June 03, 2013 @01:35AM Apple E-book Price-Fixing Trial Begins
Thursday May 30, 2013 @11:31AM Writer Jack Vance Dead At 96
Thursday May 23, 2013 @09:02AM The Human Division
Thursday May 09, 2013 @05:11PM Microsoft May Acquire Nook Tablet Business From Barnes and Noble
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @01:24PM Help the OED Find a Lost Book
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @10:24AM Coursera Partners With Chegg To Offer Gratis, DRMed Textbooks for Courses
Thursday April 25, 2013 @04:29PM Book Review: The New Digital Age
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:36PM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Wednesday April 10, 2013 @12:07PM 25000 Books Proofread By Project Gutenberg Distributed Proofreaders
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @12:08PM Teachers Know If You've Been E-Reading
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @09:06AM Iain Banks: Extremely Ill With Cancer
Monday March 25, 2013 @11:01PM Bezos Patenting 'Dumb' Tablets, Glasses, Windshields
Monday March 25, 2013 @10:01PM Bezos Patenting 'Dumb' Tablets, Glasses, Windshields
Friday March 22, 2013 @05:13PM Book Review: A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming
Friday March 22, 2013 @07:48AM WHSmith Putting DRM In EBooks Without Permission From the Authors
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @11:04AM Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine
Monday March 11, 2013 @02:35PM Bunnie Huang's "Hacking The Xbox" Released As Free PDF
Sunday March 10, 2013 @09:43PM Mobile Sharing: 'Bezos Beep' vs. Smartphone Bump?