TKC 88 David Risher

From left with students in Ghana, Colin McElwee, Mike Sundermeyer, and David Risher

News – Amazon announces Kindle for Tablet Computers including the iPad. CNET’s Tom Merritt has some video fun with reasons For and Against buying an iPad.  Citi’s Mark Mahaney doesn’t think the iPad is going to make much of a dent in the Kindle’s dominance of eBooks. My anonymous source says the Kindle App Store could open as soon as April 1st, but more probably around May 1st.

Tech Tip – Courtesy of Allen MacDiarmid, a way to create some folders – not on your Kindle, but to organize content on your computer for use with Kindle for PC or Kindle for Mac.

Interview – David Risher, a co-founder of, spoke with me on March 22, 2010, from Barcelona about a truly inspiring effort to provide a library for every child in every family, through eBooks.

Content – Check out Stephen Windwalker’s Free Kindle Nation Shorts for a taste of some great reading you might very well want to purchase.  For example, Tuesday Tells it Slant by Holly Christine.

Your Comments – Jonathan Bloom recommends Symptio – now known as ebits, a hybrid between bits and pulp for buying eBooks; Allen MacDiarmid on Kindle for Mac, and Jim Jones recommends You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier.

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