Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty is the founding editor and publisher of MAKE magazine and the co-creator of Maker Faire. Dale has been honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change." He's been instrumental in many of O'Reilly's most important efforts, including founding O'Reilly Media, Inc. with Tim O'Reilly. Prior to MAKE, he was the developer of Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial website, launched in 1993 and sold to America Online in 1995. He was also developer and publisher of Web Review, the online magazine for Web designers from 1995-1999. Dale was publisher of the O'Reilly Network and he developed the Hacks series of books. He is the author of "sed & awk."

A Passion for Reading

Several items about books: Stephen Levy writes in his Newsweek cover story on the Kindle and Jeff Bezos: "When making mental lists of the most whiz-bangy technological creations in our lives, […] we may overlook an object that is superbly designed, wickedly functional, infinitely useful and beloved more passionately than any gadget in a Best Buy: the book." Elizabeth Hardwick,…

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Kith and Kindle

Amazon's personal electronic reader cannot go it alone. Here is an idea for the Kindle to become part of the social media landscape. Let's call it Kindle's Family and Friends plan. Similar to a few cell phone plans, let a Kindle user share books for free with up to five members of their family or friends. Once you identify your…

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