Mar 6, 2015

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Welcome back, here are this weeks random articles across the web to pour over with your favourite beverage.  I think I might just have a basic cappuccino Saturday morning.  I really love the lego MOC build, it was great and I hope you like it too.  Enjoy!


  • Realistic Resolutions for the Time-Strapped Book Nerd
  • Brandon Sanderson talks books in Taiwan
  • Digital Editions Fill the Gaps Where Library Catalogs Dwindle
  • Are Solar Powered E Ink eReaders Really Necessary?
  • German Court Finds E Ink Patent Invalid, Files in Favor of Trekstor
  • Career Spotlight: What I Do as a LEGO Model Designer
  • Lego MOC Wonder Womans Invisible Jet

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Realistic Resolutions for the Time-Strapped Book Nerd


barnesandnoble.com -  It’s always the same story: “This year I’m going to do it! I’m going to do more yoga and learn French and finally read War and Peace!” Well, after almost two months of 2015, my yoga mat has seen some action, but my French is still abysmal and I haven’t even cracked Tolstoy. Just like last year. Read more...


Brandon Sanderson talks books in Taiwan


teleread.com- Brandon Sanderson has a special place in his heart for Taiwan. Of special interest for Sanderson was his 2012 visit to the National Palace Museum in Taipei which apparently inspired him to write the fantasy story The Emperor’s Soul which won the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novella. Read more...






Digital Editions Fill the Gaps Where Library Catalogs Dwindle


goodereader.com - The digital reading space has come a long way from the era in which public libraries had little to offer in the way of ebooks, digital magazines, or digital newspapers. Some libraries, in fact, such as the Riverside Public Library in California, have face dramatic cuts to their print circulations. Read more...




Are Solar Powered E Ink eReaders Really Necessary?

the-ebook-reader.com - Bookeen, a small ebook reader company based in Paris, has announced that they intend to bring solar charging to ebook readers through a new partnership with Sunpartner Technologies, also based in France. Read more...



German Court Finds E Ink Patent Invalid, Files in Favor of Trekstor


the-ebook-reader.com - Back in 2012, E Ink Corporation filed a lawsuit against Trekstor, an ebook reader distributor based in Germany, for selling various ereaders that used epaper panels from a Chinese contract company, OED Technologies, that supposedly infringed on E Ink’s patents for electronic ink. Read more...



Career Spotlight: What I Do as a LEGO Model Designer


lifehacker.com - meet Adora, a Model Designer and Team Lead at Merlin Studios Carlsbad, based out of LEGOLAND California Resort. She designs new architectural and sculptural models for LEGOLAND and LEGOLAND Discovery Center attractions worldwide. Read more...


Lego MOC Wonder Womans Invisible Jet

Awesome pictorial view of the build.  Read more...









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