iPad Links: Friday, March 12, 2010

Stuff directly or indirectly for or about the iPad, in no real order. These posts will likely be discontinued once an iPad is in hand.

This one is shorter than usual. It’s been one of those Where Did The Time Go? kind of days.

Valve’s Gabe Newell shares his thoughts on DRM
If you’re not in a group, you better have a plan.
Why The ‘Fail Fast’ Mantra Needs to Fail

iPad:
How real?
New Ipad Ebook Store Already Shows More Book Insight Than Amazon
Microsoft’s Courier Is Already Doomed: A Simple iPad App Shows Why

Publishing:
Macmillan: Answers to some questions from the comments
Elsevier to Medical Hypotheses editor Bruce Charlton: Enough is enough
Who needs record labels?

Ui/Web Design:
The Single Page Interface Manifesto
Dynamic Charts with HTML5, Canvas, and Flotr for Prototype
Engineer Thinking
@font-face Generator

In every Links post, I try to pimp at least two eBooks (generally free ones). These will be consolidated into one post later on when traffic gets real here and people are looking for things to stuff into their iPad.

Writers/Writing
This one gets special attention. I had it in my Smashwords list to actually buy later and wound up getting for free during Read an eBook Week. Go get it yourself right now: Murder Piping Hot by Ann Morven
Don’t forget: This Week Only: Free eBook Library For Your iPad
Writer Anthony Neil Smith: Shit You Should Know About
Philip K. Dick: Letter to Jeff Walker regarding “Blade Runner”
Simon Singh: This is goodbye

2 responses to “iPad Links: Friday, March 12, 2010

  1. We all can’t wait until a week from Saturday when Steve Jobs lets his latest gadget descend upon the United States.

    You can get properly formatted wallpaper for your iPad here: http://www.ipadtabletcentral.com

  2. Get rid of that fucking talking ad.