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In Demand! The Espresso Book Machine from On Demand Books

The Espresso Book Machine, manufactured and distributed by On Demand Books,  has created quite a stir since it was launched a few years ago.  The book printing system has been compared to a “book ATM.”  It can print books, stored in … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Google-book

According to a report in the NY Times, Google is preparing to enter the e-book market and take on Amazon.   The delivery platform is unclear, but it does not appear that Google is favoring any particular e-book device at this … Continue reading

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e-Books: a New Way to Optimize for Print?

The Business Blook as Beta PublishingOne of the benefits of living in a digital world is that it gets easier to measure everything.   For example, if we have an online store, we can measure the traffic that comes to our … Continue reading

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Google Clouds and Automatic Writing

We knew it had to happen sooner or later.  Computers writing books.  A recent article in BusinesWeek highlighted the exploits of Philip Parker, who has patented a process for using computer software to write books automatically.  According to his web … Continue reading

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