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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Bits Blog on Amazon – Apparently, Market Based Pricing is Evil

The NYTimes Bits Blog just had a post on book pricing and Amazon, and, well, it is a bit out to sea. For instance: One consequence of this shift is that soon no one will know what a book’s “real” price is. Price will be determined by demand and perhaps by whim.  The first sentence […]

Open Source is Totally Realistic: A reply to Rachelbythebay

Developer and author Rachel Kroll recently had kickstarter to fund development of a google reader replacement, which she named fred. She has just posted to her blog a response to the many comments “well why not just open source it?” She mentions a few points, and importantly reminds everyone that preparing software to be released […]