How Barnes & Noble Overlooks Its Biggest Asset – Forbes suggests Barnes & Noble become a showroom for internet companies such as the high end fashion coops like Gilt Groupe to hand crafted items from Etsy sellers. It’s not a bad idea in concept but could easily become on of those “As Seen on TV” stores. h/t Mike CaneForbes
NASA is funding a 3D food printer, and it’ll start with pizza – Some positive news on the 3D printing front, NASA is funding research and development for a 3D food printer. The idea is that the cartridge will contain food based products that can produce consumable food. The goal is to feed astronauts but also address worldwide food shortages. It is not, I guess, an effort to make everything in Back to the Future a reality. The Verge
Flickr Announces One Free Terabyte Of Storage Space Per User, Officially Beating Everyone – Flickr is getting a major upgrade in look and feel and it is giving users a major upgrade in space. Starting now, all users will get 1 Terabyte of free storage space. “Yahoo’s Flickr photo-sharing service is now offering one full terabyte for users, enough storage space to hold whole swathes of the world’s photos. The service is offering this benefit in addition to its full resolution photo storage service”TechCrunch
Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty.
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