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Posts Categorized: Written Word
A Peer-to-Peer publishing platform allows artists to interact directly with consumers and retain more money from the sale of their work.
Austrian startup uses the latest research in mental health to encourage its users to record the everyday things that make them happy.
A new platform provides a monthly subscription service that helps readers microfinance journalists and media companies with a single click.
New font turns data sets into images, allowing writers to enrich their texts without the need for code.
A new app developed for popular children’s books allows users to add sound effects to reading out loud.
A new app synchronises specially-composed music to books to match content and reading speed.
New app tracks a user’s reading habits and suggests alternative media sources in an attempt to broaden their views and intake.
Informally organized, Pop Up Gaeltachts began in Dublin and have since spread to cities around the country and into North America.
A Princeton hackathon team built fIB and Daniel Sieradski created the B.S. Detector, both of which label Facebook news feed sources according to credibility.
Left/Right News presents articles from left and right wing sites, and uses IBM Watson’s Tone Analyzer to indicate the political mood.
Near St is a searchable database that shows inventory from local bookstores, enabling customers to collect instantly or opt for same day delivery.
Swipe is a free magazine targeting millennials, which curates the best of the internet in print for London’s commuters.
Composer is a variable paywall system that enables publishing platforms to adapt their business model whenever they want, without any coding.
MasterClass offers USD 90 online lessons from some of the world’s most talented professionals, from Dustin Hoffman to Christina Aguilera.
Blendle is a platform that lets readers make micropayments to access news articles behind paywalls without having to subscribe.
Perspecs is a news aggregation app that provides three differing views or predictions for each story.
Leitura de Bolso — or Pocket Reading — is a new initiative, which offers five minute reads for free via Whatsapp.
BeeLine Reader is a plugin that can improve reading speed, simply by introducing color gradients that guide the eye easily across the page.
AdBlock-to-Bitcoin is a Wordpress plugin that enables publishers to request donations from readers using adblockers.
Little Bird is a smart vibrator for lovers of erotic fiction, which syncs with digital short stories via the user’s smartphone.
Dacia collaborate with multiple writers and illustrators to create an updated car owner’s manual for the Gaudeamus book fair in Romania.