Morning Roundup: Aldiko hits 20 million downloads, Benefits of an English degree and more

aldikoeBook, Used Book or New? (Digital Book World)
But it occurred to me that choosing a book is more than selecting its content. A range of values is embedded inside the choice: ebook, used book, or new?

Android eBook App Aldiko Hits 20 Million Downloads (The Digital Reader)
Aldiko is coming up on its 5th anniversary in June, and the developers will have something to celebrate. They just announced that the app had reached a new milestone.

Changing the DNA of the Reader (Future Book)
Are readers fixed in how they read? One of the frustrations around the digital transition is that despite all of the under-the-hood changes to publishing, this digital re-wiring has stopped at the reader.

The Unsung Benefits of an English Degree (Book Riot)
Her point was a nice one, but with a pretty standard, almost imperceptible ding at the end: “It’s not like,” she argues, “You have an Engineering degree you haven’t used in 20 years. You have an English degree! You use that every day! You know, for writing…emails. And talking to people! And other stuff.”

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