News – 1) Amazon announces earnings for Q-4 2010 and a Kindle milestone. Click here for investors.com coverage. 2) AmazonCrossing has its first big hit - The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch, now sitting atop the Kindle bestselling list. 3 ) Kindle Singles goes live with promising titles including The Business of Media by Larry Dignan and They Are Us by Pete Hamill.
Tech Tip – Andrys Basten has a good shortcut ( alt-Home ) for browsing at the Kindle Store from your Kindle. Also, how I fixed my Kindle 3’s Rip Van Winkle problem by purchasing this new cover from M-Edge Accessories.
Interview (Starts at 12:05) – Stephen Windwalker of Kindle Nation gives us a sneak preview of information he’s gleaned from his fifth survey of Kindle owners. Click here to take the survey yourself by midnight (Hawaii time) on January 31, 2011.
Content – Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything by Stephen Baker. Click here for the trailer.
Links to other items mentioned:
House of Commons tea room
Rick Mansfield’s blog
How to cite e-texts, courtesy of George from Tulsa.