E-Books Explosion Will Displace Paperbacks, and Apps

As paperbacks wilt, publishers face disintermediation
By Benedict Evans/Enders Analysis

Market data and industry anecdote point to an explosion in ebook sales
in the US and UK in 2011. Leading consumer publishers are seeing ebook
sales at 10-15 percent of total sales in January and February, driven
by Christmas device sales.

So far ebooks had been strongest in niches: romance, business books

Robot journalist outwrites human sports reporter

Looks like it's game up for many sports reporters
By NPR Staff

A while back, All Things Considered brought you the story of a
breakthrough technology: the robot journalist.

Okay, so it's not really a robot. It's actually a software program.
You feed it data, it processes that data, and it spits out a news
story putting those numbers you gave it into context — just like you'd
see in your local newspaper.

Azim Premji Uni: Ex-Wiproite is VC

Source: yahoo.com
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Former Wipro executive Anurag Behar was Tuesday appointed as the first vice-chancellor of the newly set up Azim Premji University (APU) by its chancellor and Wipro chairman Azim Premji. Behar (42), who spearheaded Wipro Infrastructure Engineering division's remarkable growth, heads the

TISS & Azim Premji Foundation Collaborate

Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Azim Premji Foundation sign MoU

Establishes Azim Premji School of Education (APSE) at the Hyderabad Campus of TISS

Mumbai- April 7, 2011: Azim Premji Foundation (APF) and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Azim Premji School of Education (APSE) at the Hyderabad Campus of TISS. The APSE at TISS Hyderabad will offer degrees and continuing education programmes, and also