TKC 45 Paul Biba

paulphoto21News (1:31) – National Kindle Koffee meetup Saturday, June 6 at 10 a.m. local time – bring your Kindles! (I’ll be hanging out at the Starbucks in downtown Denver at 16th and Blake Streets.) Literary lion Charles McGrath sort of praises the Kindle in the New York Times. eInk reports a million screens in use. How to prolong life of Kindle’s lithium-based batteries.

Tech Tip (7:13) – How to use Amazon’s great new feature that enables you to see Kindle highlighting and notes here.

Interview (10:25) – Paul Biba, co-editor of TeleRead and a way-early adopter of eBooks, back when he was a globe-trotting corporate lawyer.  He explains why he considers these early days of the eBook revolution so exciting, and why he and TeleRead owner David Rothman disagree on whether we should be afraid that Amazon will gain monopolistic power over the eBook industry.

Quote (30:12) – “Amazon’s Next Revolution” by Jeffrey M. O’Brien of Fortune.

Comments (31:48) – Verinder Syal, April, Cindy Brooks, yisroel parker, Billie Bogart, and Clark Dimond.

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  1. Harvey wrote:

    Len, thanks for your excellent podcasts – and for posting about the Kindle & Koffee Day on June 6.

    I know that at least one of our members – “jwilker” – will be at the Denver Starbucks at 16th and Blake.

    Have a great week!

    Posted 31 May 2009 at 1:16 pm
  2. Rusty Brown wrote:

    just got notice my DX is to arrive on June 12th, whoopie

    Posted 01 Jun 2009 at 8:17 pm
  3. Blair Slavin wrote:

    Just was reading and noticed Martha Stewart is a Kindle Owner. I bet she has some interesting kindle books.

    Posted 05 Jun 2009 at 6:40 pm

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