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  • M. shared from APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book by Guy Kawasaki, Shawn Welch
    “DRM” stands for “digital rights management”—or more realistically, “delusions of rights management.”
    Note: Guy Kawasaki on DRM in his new book APE.
  • M. shared from The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak
    The English poet Edith Sitwell, upon a visit to Hubble's home, was ushered into the study, where she was shown slides depicting the myriad galaxies that cannot be seen with the naked eye, galaxies millions of light-years away. “How terrifying!” exclaimed Sitwell, to which Hubble replied, “Only at first. When you are not used to them. Afterwards, they give one comfort. For then you know that there is nothing to worry about—nothing at all!”
    Note: Edwin Hubble on the comfort of galaxies:
  • M. shared from a Personal Document
    For example, the single most valuable – productivity boosting – feature that an ereader platform could add would be a complete and open API for bookmarks, highlights, and notes.
    Note: I agree, the main missing feature from all ebooks:
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