Daily Archives: December 15, 2015

Nook Glowlight Plus Rooting Notes #12: ROOT!

I’m behind in checking XDA. This was revealed on December 7 by cazar.

Nook GlowLight Plus rooting script

It’s pretty simple rooting script using local exploit found [on a Chinese site].

Instructions:

1. Enable USB debugging in Developer options

2. Connect USB cable and make sure your nook is showing up in ‘adb devices’

3. Extract rootGLP.zip and run rootnook.cmd (or rootnook.sh on linux)

The XDA post has the link for the file.

And now is the time to pounce on it …

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The Dismal Future Of Books

A reader’s manifesto

Here’s a secret statistic that Nielsen won’t tell you — Penguin coffee mugs and adult colouring books together now represent 85% of total bookstore sales, with 10% left for Mog’s Christmas Calamity and 5% for everything else. That’s a true fact. Look it up. In fact, the same statistics that were being used to predict that the market would be 50% digital in three years could now be used to predict that all reading will be replaced by adult colouring books in the next 11 months. So get ready to attend the FutureAdultColouringBook conference here in 2016.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

I want to think he was being humorous. But any trip to Barnes & Noble is like stepping into a store that specializes in toys, games, and licensed souvenirs that also happens to stock some books.

Previously here:

1922: How To Market Reading And Books
1922: How To Market Reading And Books, Part Two

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Childhood’s End: Part One

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Clarke’s novel was published in 1953.

This adaptation is done in 2015 and is set with a start of 2016.

MAJOR SPOILERS PAST HERE.

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