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Disappearing Bookstores . . . or Not

In response to an earlier post, Brick-and-Mortar Stores Shuttering at a Record Pace, TPV visitor Jenny Milchman posted a comment saying she thought PG was presenting a one-sided view. PG suggested she send him some links showing a contrary view. Jenny recently did so in a comment to the original post, but PG thought her response […]

My Life

My life my selfie! ―Ken Poirot   And it’s great to have all these readers and fans who, for the most part, are very nice people, saying they love the books and the TV show. But there are so many of them and it just doesn’t end. Oh, and ‘selfies’! If I could clap my […]

Amazon’s new $200 Echo Look camera will judge how you look

From The Verge: Amazon today announced a new device for the Echo family: the Echo Look, a “style assistant” camera that helps catalog your outfits and rates your look based on “machine learning algorithms with advice from fashion specialists.” Imagine it as a smart mirror of sorts — you can talk to the Echo Look […]

The new bookstore bringing magic to Brooklyn

From CNN: When you think of Brooklyn as a hot travel destination, what comes to mind? Boutique hotels, artisanal restaurants and hip cocktail bars? Some visitors may come to visit the Brooklyn Museum of Art or stroll through Prospect Park. But a bookstore? It may seem unlikely, but this spring a humble bookstore is set […]

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