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Kindle previews are my new Amazon wishlist

The Kindle app on the iPad is really working well for me.A feature it took me longer than it should have to become useful though is the preview. Instead of building a pile of business books on my desk which I will only read some of, or stacking them up in Amazon Wishlist, now I order the previews. It sends you the first 25 pages or so of whatever book you like. In workflow terms it kind of works like an Instapaper for browsing books… wonderful. (iBooks does the same thing, but the range of books there is quite limited at the moment – though doubtless it will get better.)

This morning I’ve stashed previews of Charlene Li’s book on leadership and the below book “Superconnect” (about networks of all things)…

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Jack Dorsey: The 3 keys to Twitter’s success [video] – Holy Kaw!

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey discusses the three core lessons learned from building and launching the world of 140 characters. So what did Jack take away from the experience? Successfully launching ideas requires 1) Getting your ideas out of your noggin 2) Luck with a dash of planning 3) Refining your idea based on feedback.

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