News You Can Use – June 19, 2012

IVP Takes a Book Out-of-Print Because of Errors – This is an impressive (and expensive) response by a publisher. A review by Carl Trueman detailed numerous factual errors, typos, and mistakes for an academic volume on the Reformation. IVP correctly responded by removing the book from circulation and will fix the errors and re-release the book this Summer. And will replace, for free, any copies already purchased.

Forbes Article about Smashwords Founder Mark Coker – An interesting article. Makes you admire his entrepreneurial spirit and vision!

How are Millenials Different from Previous Generations? –  If you want more, make sure to click through to the entire study from Focus on the Family.

Leaders Need to Read Fiction! – All I can say is “Preach it!”

Are You Depressed? Bipolar? Anxious? – Believe or not, there is an app for that. And if you need your Smart Phone to verify if you are depressed, there is something more seriously wrong with you.

Ever wonder how the Internet works? This quick video explains it in terms even I can understand:

2 Responses to News You Can Use – June 19, 2012

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    Iola June 19, 2012 at 4:38 am #

    Umm, a serious historical textbook, quoting Chick Tracts? Seriously?

    Good on IVP for recalling and reprinting. Not so good that no one caught the errors before this, and not so good that the letter doesn’t use words like ‘we apologise’ or ‘we are sorry’.

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    Peter DeHaan June 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

    The video is brilliant — and great reminder of the complexity of something we take for granted. Thanks for posting the link.

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