Author Jurgen Appelo lambasted agile developers and IT workers in a blog post a while back, criticizing the Leanpub platform for writers, authors and publishers. Continue reading IT Workers Are Not as Inept as Jurgen Appelo Makes Them Out to Be: Response to His Criticism of Leanpub
To celebrate this fact, the first 20 people who use the “I-Prefer-Leanpub” coupon URL in purchasing Cognitive Productivity from Leanpub will get this book for only $7.99, less than half the current Amazon price![*] (and half the recommended Leanpub price.) The URL coupon code is embedded in all Leanpub links in this post. Explicitly, it is:
Amazon, as you may have heard, has ruffled the feathers of authors and publishers. I won’t comment on that here.
However, I do encourage readers of Cognitive Productivity to purchase the book on Leanpub rather than Amazon, because:
If you’re a scholar thinking of writing a book, be it for a general or scholarly audience, check out my post on Leanpub’s blog, Lean Scholarly Publishing With Leanpub. All types of authors experience advantages using Leanpub, but there are also some considerations that are particularly relevant to academics.