Om Malik

TeleRead Calls Bullshit On All These Meaningless Publishing Industry Reports

By libertyc
December 29, 2012 // 3 Comments

"One of the biggest mistakes we as a society in general, and industry in specific make is that we mistake medium for the message. Those who can keep their eye on the message—Amazon and Netflix for example—profit handsomely. On the flip-side you have Flickr." —Om Malik This particular time of [...]

Phone voice communication rapidly giving way to text and video

By libertyc
August 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

E-books aren’t the only way to “TeleRead”. Whenever we receive a text message, or an instant message on line, you could say we “TelePhoneRead”—as different a form of communication from the phone calls of old as e-books are from printed books. I covered a similar article from TechCrunch [...]

Amazon still stands to make hefty profit from e-books

By libertyc
March 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

With the impending launch of the iPad, many industry observers might be tempted to write Amazon off. After all, the iPad has color, multimedia capability, and the weight of Apple’s name brand and app store behind it. But not so fast says Om Malik in this post on GigaOm. Or, rather, so says the [...]

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