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The Future of the Book: Time to Learn Some HTML/CSS

Among technical communication teachers, there is a long running debate regarding whether or not students creating web pages need to learn HTML/CSS. Or can they just use WYSIWYG's?

E-Readers Catch Younger Eyes and Go in Backpacks

I've been debating about whether or not to buy my eleven-year-old son a Nook (I have one). He's an avid reader already. Maybe it's time. This New York Times feature reports that e-readers are becoming popular among kids.

Internet Piracy Boosts Anime Sales, Study Concludes

What a surprise ;-)

A prestigious economics think-tank of the Japanese Government has published a study which concludes that online piracy of anime shows actually increases sales of DVDs. The conclusion stands in sharp contrast with the entertainment industry’s claims that ‘illicit’ downloading is leading to billions of dollars in losses worldwide. It also puts the increased anti-piracy efforts of the anime industry in doubt.

LibreOffice 3.3 Released

LibreOffice made their first official release available yesterday. If you've been using OpenOffice, now could be the time to make the jump. Here are the new features for LibreOffice 3.3 if you are interested. Or you can jump straight to the download for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

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