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Le spécialiste suédois des livres audio @storytel qui avait racheté la plateforme américaine @audiobooks_com en fin d'année dernière, annonce des résultats en forte hausse pour son 1er trimestre 2022, +35% à 699 millions de couronnes suédoises (67,27 millions €) en Image
glissement annuel, (+33% à taux de change constant) en tenant compte de l'acquisition du service de streaming américain #Audiobooks, et cela malgré un léger effet négatif sur les résultats suite à la mise en pause du marché Russe en mars. Image
Hors acquisition, la croissance organique du streaming en glissement annuel est de +19%.
Fondé en 2005, #Storytel est devenu au fil des années, un acteur dominant du marché des livres audio et numériques en Europe du Nord à côté du géant mondial américain @audible, filiale
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Важный подкаст с Тедом Крузом.
Перескажу основные положения.
Ep. 115 - Oil & Gas(lighting) by @tedcruz on @Castbox_fm. Check out this episode. #podcasts #audiobooks #castbox
Состоялась видеоконференции Конгресса США с президентом Зеленским. Его спросили, чем США реально могут сейчас помочь. Зеленский сказал, что если бы год назад были санкции против СП-2, войны бы не было (санкциям не дал состояться Байден).
Зеленский сказал, что очень нужны Джавелины и Стингеры, но больше всего нужны истребители. Украине необходимо бороться с доминацией России в воздухе, чтобы противодействовать бомбежкам. У страны есть лётчики с опытом, но не хватает самолётов.
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Beginning in Havana in 1865, factory workers paid for a reader, or lector, to keep their minds active & engaged during long hours of monotonous labor. On a raised platform, the lector #read aloud everything from newspapers to classics.
#photo-#Cuba, 1900
#books #History #writing
And it appears wearing your hat as you worked was also a popular trend.
An amazing image of another lector reading to cigar factory workers in Havana, 1950.

I'm curious if this idea could be modernized for today's labor force? Maybe a #podcast or #audiobooks?
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چرا انقلابهایی که کارل مارکس در غرب پیش‌بینی میکرد،در شرق اتفاق افتاد؟
چرا در فهرست قحطی‌های فراگیرو قابل ذکر جهان نام ایران پیش از سال ۱۸۶۹ میلادی ذکر نمیشود و پس از ۱۸۶۹ در دوران معاصر سه قحطی پیاپی رخ میدهد؟

کانال سوئز . #podcasts #audiobooks #castbox
⚔️توازن قدرتهای زمینی و دریایی در نیمه دوم قرن نوزدهم چرا و چگونه تغییر کرد و این موضوع با نظریه «هارتلند» هالفورد مکیندر چگونه ارتباط می یابد؟
⚔️چرا تا پیش از مساله یمن، آتش همه جنگهای خاورمیانه تنها در شمال خلیج فارس روشن بود؟
آیا ناامنی های خاورمیانه حاصل «دعوا بر سر نفت» یا ایدئولوژی است، به مرزهای ناکارآمد قرارداد «سایکس پیکو» پس از جنگ اول جهانی ارتباط پیدا می کند یا علت قدیمی‌تر و مهم‌تری دارد؟
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THREAD 1/7 #readercommunity

#Readers who justify #bookpiracy because THEY are poor i.e can buy the latest tech, fashions, daily coffees but cannot 'afford' books, we need to have a talk, and #RealityCheck ...
1. Those who download from #pirate sites wouldn't buy the book anyway.

To justify theft by saying that the thief wouldn't pay for what they stole is ridiculous. Clearly, they wanted the product but didn't think it was 'worth' $4 because they can steal it without consequences.
2. Authors earn lots of money, they're just being greedy.

In the latest @ALCS_UK research "“The median annual income of a professional author is £10,500 (US$11,300), which is well below the minimum wage."

1% of authors earn huge sums, most of us barely scrape a living.
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This thread is for my own personal record. When I stopped watching #Netflix, I started using #Audible #Audiobooks to read. I 'read' all the time now. This is the first free book i purchased when I signed up for the 30-day trial. It's 28 hours long.…
When I stopped watching #Netflix I started using #YouTube. I found some interviews and lectures of @jordanbpeterson and thought his intellect fascinating. I bought #MapsOfMeaning first because it was more expensive and the first book is free. This was 2nd:…
After reading both of Dr. Peterson's books I was convinced that I would benefit gaining the wisdom he has by reading what he reads. Most of his books reference many of the same authors so I went looking for a list. Of course he has one. Recommended
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