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Old 03-07-2009, 01:23 PM   #1
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Problem with News Feeds

I have Calibre installed, and am downloading Chicago Breaking News, Chicago Tribune, Onion, CNN, USA Today and New York Times. I was able to download the news, batch convert and put it on my kindle. Here is my problem - how do I find the time to read all this? Walking the dog and bathing are definately out.
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Old 03-07-2009, 01:28 PM   #2
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Here is my problem - how do I find the time to read all this? Walking the dog and bathing are definately out.
You could probably hire somebody to walk your dog, and as for bathing, I'd say nothing like reading in a hot bath.
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Old 03-07-2009, 01:45 PM   #3
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Or you could teach your dog to read and have him/her give you an executive summary.
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Old 03-07-2009, 01:51 PM   #4
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Or you could teach your dog to read and have him/her give you an executive summary.
could you add "teaching your pet to read so they can give you an executive summary of all your news feeds" to the next version of calibre please ?

maybe as a plug-in.


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Old 03-07-2009, 02:05 PM   #5
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could you add "teaching your pet to read so they can give you an executive summary of all your news feeds" to the next version of calibre please ?

maybe as a plug-in.


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It's waiting on the development of an ebook reader for dogs
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It's waiting on the development of an ebook reader for dogs
why let technology hold you back ?? you didn't make any silly excuses like that before implementing justified text for epubs !!
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why let technology hold you back ?? you didn't make any silly excuses like that before implementing justified text for epubs !!
Actually, I did wait for it to be supported in ADE, since before that there wasn't much point. Just as would be the case with dogs, I can just imagine all the angry dog mail I would get from disappointed dogs about how I got their hopes up all to be dashed by the lack of a dog reader.
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Old 03-07-2009, 02:29 PM   #9
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Actually, I did wait for it to be supported in ADE, since before that there wasn't much point. Just as would be the case with dogs, I can just imagine all the angry dog mail I would get from disappointed dogs about how I got their hopes up all to be dashed by the lack of a dog reader.
good point. of course, you could just tell them to petition sony...
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Old 03-07-2009, 02:46 PM   #10
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could you add "teaching your pet to read so they can give you an executive summary of all your news feeds" to the next version of calibre please ?

maybe as a plug-in.


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Fabulous idea! Please do.
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Old 03-07-2009, 02:54 PM   #11
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I think she is already trying to post on mobileread. She keeps putting her paw on the computer! So obviously she can read. Since they have a problem with opposable thumbs. maybe a different keyboard.
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