Saturday, November 16, 2013

Google's E-Tattoo: The Future of Wearable Tech? With Ryan Pamplin, BrandAds

Google filed a patent for a wearable electronic skin tattoo. Will this idea revolutionize how we interact with technology? Ryan Pamplin, BrandAds co-founder, joins digits. Photo:
You can read more about the “next” Bill Gates on the previous post; Friday, August 9, 2013 . Brandads – A New Era in Advertising

Ryan Pamplin, BrandAds co-founder

The Number of Self-Published Titles on the Market Up 59% Last Year: Bowker

The amount of self-published book titles available in the marketplace went up 59% between 2011 and 2012, according to Bowker’s latest self-pubishing report. The report looked at U.S. ISBN data to identify that there were more than 391,000 books self-published in 2012. eBooks made up 40 percent of these ISBNs. The report examined how the self-publishing industry has grown over the past six years, illustrating a large proliferation of self-published titles in the marketplace. Amazon’s CreateSpace, Smashwords and led the list for putting out the most ISBNs of self-published works in the U.S. for both print & eBook from 2007-2012. For instance, CreateSpace’s output grew 3355.84% from 2007 to 2012. When broken out between print and eBooks, CreateSpace led with the highest volume for print books. Smashwords was the top player for eBooks.
Galleycat By Dianna Dilworth on November 13, 2013 3:30 PM