Category Archives: Digital Textbooks

Become an ebook author with CreateBook for Windows 8

Become an ebook author with CreateBook for Windows 8 [shared from Weave for Windows Phone] http://www.wpcentral.com/become-ebook-author-createbook-windows-8

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Rice University And OpenStax Announce First Open-Source Textbooks!

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/rjoY7scv1is/ “When we think about the distribution industry being disrupted, we tend to think about music and movies, whose physical media and vast shipment infrastructure have been rendered mostly obsolete over the last decade. To a lesser extent, we hear … Continue reading

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The Future of the Book

http://www.ideo.com/work/future-of-the-book#

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http://www.ebooks.com/

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ibooks author vs epub author

http://alanquatermain.me/post/16179111286/ibooks-author-vs-epub-author

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Apple ‘reinvents’ the Textbook

http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/1201oihbafvpihboijhpihbasdouhbasv/event/index.html http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/01/19Apple-Reinvents-Textbooks-with-iBooks-2-for-iPad.html Sure a beautiful way to make a book. However it is just reproducing isolated content as opposed to a data/ knowledge driven Knowledge Theatre. The announcement of itunes U “LMS” and the iBooks textbook can only be used … Continue reading

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Using the Kinect to build a NUI E-Book

: Using the Kinect to build a NUI E-Book http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/Using-the-Kinect-to-build-a-NUI-E-Book “In the second of our Ray double shot, today we check out a cool project where he’s created an “e-book” with the Kinect for Windows SDK. It’s not an e-book … Continue reading

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