iPad Links: Thursday, May 6, 2010

Three of three kittens still alive. They will be a week old tonight. I should be able to get photos next week, if they don’t look malformed or on the edge of the abyss. It’s hard to tell still as they look like furry sandworms.

This is a compilation of links I fell across from yesterday and today. No big sweep done today.

Twitter Is About News, Not Social Media
Hoodwinked by the emperor’s new tweets

Maybe Debbie’s idea of a dialogue is sending 140 characters to complete strangers who never reply.

Why Intel Will Be a Mobile Loser
Smartbooks have been delayed by Flash issues, says ARM
Kay + Hillis
Jef Raskin: Holes in the Histories
Google is way bigger than you realize
A carefully designed madness: Ars reviews Alan Wake
Do Free Services Have an Obligation to Users? Should We Regulate Them?

Academia isn’t Broken. We Are.
Thirteen Types of Money

iPad:
The iPad Web Design & Development Toolbox
3 iPad Alternative Browsers to Safari for a Richer Internet Experience
Macintouch: iPad: iWork Apps
Coolest way to Read Comics and Manga: On an iPad
ABC Player Streams Over 1.5 Million Episodes On Ipad

Apple:
Think similar
Apple vs. the Web: The Case for Staying Out of Steve Jobs’s Walled Garden
A Good Problem to Have

iPhone:
To Be Read: There’s an App for That
What’s new in iPhone OS 4.0

The ability to embed metadata into PDF files using the CGPDFContextAddDocumentMetadata function

Macintosh:
1: Papers · your personal library of research
2: Minireview: Papers for OS X
Devonthink

UI/Web Design:
the turning point that is HTML5; are you ready?
HTML5 and the Web
The [REAL] Current State of Web Design
GUIMark 2: The rise of HTML5
CSS3 Transition – a simple slider demo
CSS vendor prefixes – Can we all get along

Metadata:
Managing Joy
Common Tag: Using Freebase Topics as Tags

Publishing:
First-Sale Copyright Cases Headed for 9th Circuit
An Agent Takes a Bookstore Field Trip
Avatar Blu-ray Owners Get Screwed
University suspending SMU Press operations
1: Buh-bye, htmlcomics.com: Illegal site shut down

And comics are still the most expensive entertainment out there.

2: HTMLComics Shut Down By FBI – And It’s My Fault, Apparently
Scribd CTO: “We Are Scrapping Flash And Betting The Company On HTML5″
Apple Raises E-book Prices For Everyone
Indie music mogul: The net’s great for us
1: God bless all copyeditors! “Welcome to the Hollywood Walk of… oops!”
2: Except this one: Danny Dyer advises Zoo reader to ‘cut his ex’s face’
Library Book Censorship Infographic

Writers/Writing:
Things Publishers Fear: #5 ~ Authors
Canada, not U.S.: Writers Guild proposes broad creator levy collected at all digital distribution and storage points
Macmillan Mystery Books Email Newsletter
HP Offers Barnes & Noble eReader Software
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