Cartoonist and picture book author Raghava KK believes that books for kids too often indoctrinate impressionable minds with only one perspective. So the Indian-American Hindu raised in a Muslim neighborhood attending Christian schools decided to create a kids' book for iPads that actually changes when the reader shakes the device.
Addicted to the simple genius that is TEDTalks? The popular video lectures have helped millions around the world learn about everything from the rise of China to parenting taboos. Now the renowned clearinghouse of free knowledge and inspiration is set to make its "Ideas Worth Spreading" accessible in another format—the e-book.
According to the TED Blog, e-readers like the Kindle and iPad make it easier for information to be based on consumer wants instead of publishing company profitability margins. To that end, TEDBooks launched last week exclusively on Amazon as part of their new line of Kindle Singles books.