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As a self-employed person, I spend a lot amount of time in cafes. I prefer working in cafes since I’m surrounded by noise and...
The Messenger Group was started in 2001 by (drum roll please!) Lisa Messenger. The fatefully named CEO had decided to write a book and donate the proceeds. Realising a shortcoming in the Australian publishing offerings, Messenger found a way to fuse corporate sponsorship and publishing, ultimately getting her book funded.
Ok, so books may be so 2004. But there is something about walking into a bookstore that can be intoxicating. This video was put together by a small team of staff and volunteers that support a single-store bookshop, Type Books in Toronto, Canada. Its elegant choreography and music make it mesmerising viewing.
The iPad's lack of eye-friendly e-ink (found in specialised e-readers such as the Kindle or Sony Reader) has prompted many adult observers to conclude that it is not a serious reading device. But try telling your kids that it's unsuitable for reading once they've seen this clip of Alice In Wonderland on the iPad.