News – Firmware update to version 2.3 arrives for Kindle and DX. After a delay, the conversion feature is working, enabling you to convert a PDF to Kindle format for your Kindle 2, which provides access to text-flow, annotations, and highlighting.
Interview – David Weinberger, a co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, interviewed Cory Doctorow recently on copyright issues and the future of the eBook. (Click here to download audio file of the Doctorow interview.) I caught up with David this morning via Skype for his experience with the Kindle, and for more of his thoughts about the issues raised by Doctorow. Click here for David’s Wikipedia entry and here for Cory’s.
Content – A few items currently on my Kindle: Rick Limpert’s blog, “My Little Place on the Interweb” (Click here for Rick’s profile of The Kindle Chronicles); Makers by Cory Doctorow; Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You’re 80 and Beyond by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.; A Kindle World blog, Kindle Nation Daily and the Magic Catalog of Project Gutenberg eBooks.
Comments – Firmware update and larger-font hack.