For the first time in known history an algorithm has been given a seat on a corporate board of directors. I always suspected that algorithms would take over the world, but this is an unexpected development.
Having a child with autism was a significant concern of mine prior to the birth of my first child Alexis back in January 2006. But then, on April 10, 2008 cancer knocked on our door and without an invitation took up residence in our then 27-mont-old daughter Alexis. Mr. Alan, do you still wish your kids had cancer?
While the concerns that many proponents of strong net neutrality rules hold may seem sensible, the truth is that pursuing draconian regulations in a knee-jerk reaction is simply unnecessary and could potentially hamper future innovation.
All three Hachette titles on last week's rankings took a spill, with one -- David Baldacci's The Target -- dropping out of the top ten.
Will the cover be "me?" More importantly, will it honestly represent the emotions and story I've put on the page and attract readers?
In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...
To be fair, I am an Amazon supporter. An early, early user. A Kindle type (app, though, not device any longer). A believer that they should raise prices... you get the point. But, I now put them in the Google category. They scare me.
The tide is finally turning on the negative press that has helped to depress Apple's stock.
While it may seem as if this is a private custody battle between two parental behemoths, the potential impact of the Amazon/Hachette battle is greater than many of us may realize. And until it is resolved, and possibly long after the fact, it stands to damage those most vulnerable readers.
Amazon Sells Electronics, More Groceries and Clothes, Less Media Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of buyer shopping p...
In their first joint interview, Holly, as her friends call her and her husband and business partner, Mike Ward reveal the details of the project they've been keeping hush-hush for months.
Despite its ongoing feud with Amazon, Hachette continues to boast a strong presence on this week's list. One reason is that the e-tailer has so far proven reluctant to extend the pricing tactics it's applied to Hachette print titles to the publisher's ebooks.
Amazon has the power to lead important social change. And with power comes responsibility. These animals cannot speak for themselves, so it is up to people like you to speak for them. Won't you do that?
The company's publishing arm sees further successes with Moving Day by Jonathan Stone holding steady for the second week in a row at No. 2, plus two additional titles in the top ten. The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of May 17.
We're are at a crucial moment where the ability of technology to permit instant, unvetted and unfiltered commentary is running head-first into the justified concerns of those whose reputations can be torn asunder unfairly by it. It's a conundrum for sure and one that needs some serious sorting out.
There's something in the American psyche that wants to imagine our business moguls as kind and loving people who created a delightful workplace while at the same time building their fortunes. Bezos isn't that guy.