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Monday News: Cormoran Strike-TV detective, doxxing debate, Tsu social network scheme, and a high impact proposal

Monday News: Cormoran Strike-TV detective, doxxing debate, Tsu social network scheme,...

JK Rowling ‘to collaborate’ with BBC on Cormoran Strike TV adaptation – The stories of Robert Galbraith, aka JK Rowling, will be adapted by the BBC to television in collaboration with the author. Television will definitely provide the opportunity to… more

Tuesday News: Did Uber threaten a female journalist; are books essential goods; why is the Internet a guilty pleasure; and how we can get the meaning of life in 60 seconds or less

Tuesday News: Did Uber threaten a female journalist; are books essential...

Report: Senior Uber exec threatened to dig up dirt on journalists – So apparently stalking and doxxing have gone mainstream. According to a story in Buzzfeed and discussed in this Gigaom piece, Uber’s Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael… more

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment research, and advertising at Dear Author

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment...

Ebooks suck for learning – Baldur Bjarnason has written a relatively short but pithy post that brought to mind those articles claiming that digital books are making us stupid, blah blah blah. Bjarnason focuses on the way physical books are… more

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men and contraception, and some Halloween reading

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men...

‘American Hustle’ Sued by Microwave Expert … The Movie Nuked My Reputation! – Sooooo, if you’ve ever seen the movie “American Hustle,” you likely remember the scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s character passive aggressively blows up their microwave by trying to… more