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A couple of hours ago, Amazon announcedits purchase of “social cataloguing” site Goodreads. From a business perspective, the move was both expected and wise: Goodreads provides Amazon with a social network of readers, alongside its data, book recommendation technology and 16 million users; meanwhile, Apple and Barnes & Noble are twiddling their proverbial thumbs.
The popular reaction to the purchase, however, was somewhat less exuberant than that of business analysts...
I may be going back to my original way of keeping track of the books I read: pen and notebook. :(
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