Ebook news digest: 2018 developments in books and self-publishing, trends for 2019, Obama’s favorite books

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Self-publishing News: New Year New Predictions

Alliance of Independent Authors takes a look at developments of 2018 that are likely to strengthen in 2019. Subscription platforms, artificial intelligence and blockchain are the usual suspects in the … Read the Story

Books have destroyed our civilization multiple times if we believe the wise men of the past

There is nothing better than laughing at mistakes other people have made. BBC put together an infographic with famous predictions gone wrong. Here are the highlights from the compilation that relate to books and communication technologies.
clip art cartoon: old man with papyrus and young man with mobile phone and computer
Circa 370 B.C.
Socrates predicted that the … Read the Story