Tag: publishing

  • “Twitter Isn’t Raising the Character Limit. It’s Becoming a Walled Garden.”

    10,000 characters is approximately 2,000 words—longer than the vast majority of blog posts. So why not just drop the character limit entirely?

  • Instapaper crosses the “tricky line”

    My read-later service of choice, Instapaper, recently added a signature feature: multi-page stitching. When activated on articles split into separate pages, Instapaper will now fetch all the content and splice it together for you. Very handy! The addition represents an about-face for Marco Arment, Instapaper’s developer. As he wrote last July, Nearly all of Instapaper’s […]

  • Libraries and ebooks.

    Libraries may be doomed. The digital age will force these beloved community institutions to streamline, prioritize, and (ultimately) reinvent themselves. In fact, this transformation is already underway. Libraries (like mine) are incorporating digital assets into their collections. At the moment, I’ve got Born to Run, The Accidental Billionaires, and the A Game of Thrones quadrilogy […]