Daily Links: David Bowie wasn’t just an incredible artist, but a tech visionary too

Daily Links for day, January 11, 2016:

daily_links_1David Bowie wasn’t just an incredible artist, but a tech visionary too (Quartz) – R.I.P. to an amazing artist.

Amazon To Stream Obama’s Final State Of The Union; Lyrics Site Genius To Power Annonations (Techcrunch) – Clearly a paradigm shift on so many levels.

iOS 9.3 will turn down the blue light on your iPad to help you sleep (The Verge) – Interesting that of all the new features, it’s blue light that grabs the headline….

The dying technologies of 2016 (ComputerWorld)- There is so much new tech. But what about the old stuff?

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal includes Killing the Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Gerald Posner for $2.99.  There also still have over 1000 titles for up to 85% off and 50 Kindle Book Deals for $2 Each.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast for $2.99. The Romance Daily Find is The Marriage Contract by Katee Robert for $1.99. B & N is also having a Dark & Twisty Romance Sale featuring titles priced at up to 75% off.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower for $1.99 It is also the last day for the New Reads for the New Year! Buy One, Get One FREE and the 30% Off Sale on Select eBook Box Sets with Promo Code: BOX30 promotions.

Still no update of iTunes’s Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 deals. 😦

Google Books has a selection of mysteries on sale called Cozy crimes under $5.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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