Kindle Tag



by Cordelia Perez, Guest Blogger Editor’s Intro: Cordelia is an incredibly talented young writer, and a member of a rare and amazing species: a young person who loves to read. (Quick, sample her DNA for future cloning!) Her writing contains inspired turns of phrase and fresh perspectives undampened by such soul-anesthetizing pressures as monetization and returns on investment. Here she describes the effect that Amazon’s e-reader, the Kindle, has had on her… At first glance, Amazon’s Kindle appears like most other new technology: overly hyped and unnecessary. At least, suchRead More
Jingle Bengal
by Freddy J. Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango LLC + Futurist in Training I was recently asked to contribute some mad prognosticatory science to Social Media & Content Marketing Predictions for 2011. My temptation: to unveil cold hard honest nuggets like, “Thanks to social media, American productivity will drop to levels not seen since the War of 1812…” But that might bum social media junkies out, and that wouldn’t be good because . So instead, I decided to tap into the GAGF (Great American Gadget Fetish), and talk about tabletsRead More
1984
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Hater of All Things Double Ungood… Orwell is not only spinning in his grave, he must be doing triple salchows. Amazon kindled a web-wide furor this morning when it yanked digital copies of two books from users’ Kindles: George Orwell’s 1984 and Animal Farm…Read More