Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Scribd Partners With Major Book Publishers
Will there come a point in the near future when physical books printed on paper will be regarded as little more than an anachronism? The growing popularity of e-book platforms, such as the new Amazon Kindle 2, as well as the recent transformation of several tech magazines from physical magazine publishers to exclusively online-only entities, might be harbingers of a new era. And with today's announcement that several major book publishers will be making some of their content, such as entire novels, available for free on Scribd, "the world's largest social publishing website," another potential nail might have just be driven into the physical book-publishing world's coffin...