My website and email have moved to a new hosting provider, and it’s a relief. Previously, the server took up to 30 seconds to respond to page requests and my email was frequently unavailable. It’s particularly embarrassing to have an unreliable website when your main business is creating them. The last hosting company were great when I started with them but the service deteriorated over time.
Lee Goldberg wonders how we should refer to the print publishing industry to distinguish it from the growing ebook sector. The terminology is still being worked out so discussions are full of phrases such as ‘legacy publishers’ and ‘traditional publishers’. It might sound pedantic but standard labels are useful to avoid confusion.
Thinking about eBook application user interfaces and how they become part of the reading experience. Will interfaces that mimic real world objects become less common as the applications mature and readers become more familiar with digital books?