eBook user Bill of Rights

This post started as a comment on this post, but it became really long, so you should read that first and then come back to read my thoughts. I’ll wait. … I have a problem with the approach outlined in this post. I understand the issues, and am frustrated that media ownership has become media leasing […]

The perfect gift

Sometimes, you get the perfect gift. The gift that my wife bought me for Christmas finally arrived today, and it is every bit as awesome as she promised that it would be. Presents are kept as great secrets in this house, and when it didn’t arrive for Christmas, she was very upset, and insisted that […]

Making the choice to read

As always, Mr Wil Wheaton has given me cause to ponder. In a blog post today, he quotes from an interview with Neal Stephenson regarding making the choice to read a book rather than engage in one of the many other activities we have available to us now. It’s something that I’ve recently rediscovered: While […]