Ruffle some feathers with Rooster!
I can thoroughly recommend Lifehacker Australia as a blog to follow. Like the title suggests, it’s got some techy stuff in it but it also has some very sound, sensible suggestions for doing life easier/smarter/faster, eg. Make DIY Travel-Sized Toiletries With A Drinking Straw.
And sometimes it throws up some fun as with this post yesterday :
So, Rooster is a new service that takes great novels and breaks them into bite-sized chunks – they claim the content of the book isn’t compromised; the books are intelligently split into chapters, passages and other snippets that you can read in as little as 10 or 15 minutes where you have a few spare minutes. All for a monthly subscription of $US5.
Might sound interesting – but I think those who’ve made comments have seen the essential flaw, eg. Hummingway says “I feel like an idiot now for merely cracking open a book and reading it for however long the situation allows...” and Timmah is particularly scathing, “Yeah… see now this, is the slippery slope to global stupidity.”