Column by Peter Derk September 6, 2019
Data is power. Don't rage against the machine, use it.
Column by Christopher Shultz January 18, 2017
It's back to the future and the past all up in here.
Column by Peter Derk
Talking versus typing with your old pal Google.
Column by Bart Bishop November 7, 2016
A look at the author's inability to focus on novels these days, and how Nicholas Carr's "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" predicted all this in 2008.
Column by Christopher Shultz October 26, 2016
Actually funny A.I., touch-feely Magic Bars, manga mania, and "The Return of Short Stories."
News by Peter Derk August 26, 2016
Elated to say that Dennis Cooper's work will return to the web!
News by Peter Derk July 15, 2016
Has Dennis Cooper lost the last 14 years of his life to censorship?
News by Peter Derk May 5, 2016
How do you make an A.I. sound less rigid? Make it a romance reader.
Review by Leah Dearborn March 28, 2016
“We sell books that cannot be printed” – that's the slogan for Google's new publishing initiative, Editions at Play.
Column by Christopher Shultz January 30, 2015
While not designed specifically for us wordsmiths, these five apps for iOS and Android are handy for writers.
News by Dean Fetzer November 15, 2013
The company has won the case brought “by authors who accused the internet giant of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission”.
News by Nathan Scalia July 5, 2013
Google Books wins a victory in the courts as it sets out to digitize every book in existence.
News by Dean Fetzer June 5, 2013
After the launch of a third party app specifically for porn, the tech giant changed its Ts&Cs to exclude anything containing "nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material".
News by Dean Fetzer May 3, 2013
In a bid to make their tablets more commercially viable, Barnes & Noble have taken the step of adding access to hundreds of thousands of apps, games, movies, TV shows and more through Google Play.
News by Dean Fetzer
20th Century Fox, attempting to remove illegal links to its TV series about terrorists, has sent takedown requests which include links to Doctorow’s novel, also called ‘Homeland’.
News by Dean Fetzer April 4, 2013
Google Poetics is a tumblr blog finding poetry in the automatic suggestions that appear in Google’s search box.
News by Dean Fetzer
Google has put a special demo together for its Google Docs application, allowing you to collaborate with (dead) famous authors, poets and playwrights.
News by Kimberly Turner November 8, 2012
Today's creepy Google Doodle honors Dracula creator Bram Stoker on what would have been his 165th birthday.
News by Dean Fetzer November 1, 2012
Apple announces the iPad Mini and a week later, Google announces the Nexus 10 - its direct competitor for the full-sized iPad - let the battle commence!
News by Rob Hart
Google will no longer assist indie bookstores in selling eBooks--a blow to the stores that could have used the additional revenue (had the program ever taken off).