News, updates, and the Icelandic book market

I’ve been mouthing off all over the place over the last few days, as usual. I wrote a blog post on the Tools of Change blog on ebook standardisation issues. One of the comments on that blog annoyed me so much that I replied to it on my own blog. The entire kerfuffle was enough for me to swear off online format and standards discussions entirely. Not much loss, IMO, as I plan on spending my time instead blogging about design, development, and process issues.

What I've been up to

I’ve been quite busy over the last couple of weeks. Some of it may interest you. I wrote up a long post over on called ‘Is it safe?’ on some of the issues currently facing web and ebook development, especially focusing on the spiralling complexity. Then I told the world about some of the things I’ve learned while setting up Studio Tendra, namely that all ebook publishing platforms are a joke