Chris Meadows

Wanted: Your mugshot or other photo to show up with your TeleRead comments

By David Rothman
August 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Let’s give the TeleRead community some faces—human ones, especially of the smart, thoughtful people who regularly enrich our site with comments. It’s simple. Just sign up for a Gravatar, an [...]

People to judge short-story contest for literary robots. What if someday the bots are judging US?

By David Rothman
August 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

Someday will robots be able to collaborate with novelists and otherwise be literary, with or without tweed jackets? Writer-artist Jamie Bridle opines in the Guardian. He also gives his take on what [...]

Editor Chris Meadows on e-books, DRM, and lots else—for Kindle Chronicles podcast

By David Rothman
August 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chris Meadows, our new editor, spoke out on e-books, DRM, TeleRead and lots else this week, as a guest on The Kindle Chronicles podcast. Hosted by Len Edgerly, TKC is one of my favorite podcasts. [...]

Chris Meadows becomes Editor of TeleRead; Juli Monroe to remain Editor-in-Chief

By David Rothman
July 17, 2015 // 6 Comments

Related: A hearty ‘Welcome back’ to Joe Wikert: An e-book-hip publishing pro returns to TeleRead as a contributing writer. Chris Meadows, TeleRead’s first paid staff writer as well as host [...]

TeleRead Podcast #3 coming shortly

By Chris Meadows
July 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our third episode will be recording live at the top of the hour—3 p.m. today. I should have posted something about this earlier, but it slipped my mind. I’ve been having a hard time getting [...]

TeleRead podcast commences at 3 p.m. Eastern

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

In just under an hour, we’ll be going live with our next TalkShoe episode of the TeleRead podcast! We hope some of you will be right there with us to tune in! Today, Juli and I will be discussing [...]

Wanted: Your constructive feedback for TeleRead’s podcasters—and some graphics talent for this site

By David Rothman
June 20, 2015 // 7 Comments

The first TeleRead Podcast got off to a good start—stream or download the show here or on the TalkShoe site. As already noted, the debut podcast “touched upon various stories including the [...]

Podcast, RSS and email list updates—plus a collection of Joanna Cabot’s provocative essays on e-reading

By David Rothman
June 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chris Meadows has already broken word of the forthcoming TeleRead podcast. Pass on your ideas within the comments area for his post. How important is it to you that we do listener call-ins? We may [...]

E-book-lovers vs. proprietary formats (yes, P is still evil)

By David Rothman
June 6, 2015 // 10 Comments

TeleRead writers traditionally have been strong supporters of e-book standards. No blinking. No hesitation. ePub is the way to go in most cases. The majority of us have just hated proprietary formats [...]

$5 Blu-rays? Blame Amazon overstocks

By Chris Meadows
April 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

The critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning movie “Birdman” was only released two months ago. I just bought this movie on Blu-ray for $5. The case was in great condition, had a blank label over the [...]

Hey TeleRead! What happened to my comment?! (And other site updates)

By Dan Eldridge
August 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

Hello readers! At some point over the past seven or eight days, some of you may have noticed that the comments you’ve written and attempted to post to a particular article here have failed to [...]

Japan Considering Copyright Extension; Canada Next?

By libertyc
July 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

From the inimitable Michael Geist comes this little tidbit that Japan is considering extending its standard copyright from Life-Plus-50 to Life-Plus-70. What makes this especially worrying is that [...]

New study: Copyright extension makes works unavailable; public domain lets them flourish

By libertyc
July 7, 2013 // 4 Comments

Does copyright help keep works available, by giving the creators incentive to make sure it’s around to be purchased so they can get money? Or does it hinder keeping works available, since there’s [...]

Digital comics news: Comixology adds subscriptions and bundles; Image goes DRM-free

By libertyc
July 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Gizmodo reported that Comixology, the mobile/web app that Marvel, DC, Image, and other comic publishers use to sell their comics, added options for subscriptions and bundle packages. The [...]

Kobo Mini on sale for $39.99 until July 18

By libertyc
June 23, 2013 // 6 Comments

Want to do a “little” reading? Kobo has just put its Kobo Mini 5” e-ink reader on sale for 50% off until July 18th—$39.99 rather than $79.99. Light, touch-sensitive, Wi-FI capable, and 2 GB [...]

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