Online tools for self-publishing

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These are platforms where it is possible to produce, publish and distribute a digital book directly online. These platforms do not have a book selection policy, so they are not considered digital publishers. The selection previously operated by publishers from … Read More

Black Swan, an assumed risk – Is it worth it?

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Sfetcu, Nicolae (2022). Black Swan, an assumed risk – Is it worth it? DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.25379.94241, in Telework: https://www.telework.ro/en/black-swan-an-assumed-risk-is-it-worth-it/   Abstract Book review: Taleb, Nassim Nicholas (2007), The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, Random House, ISBN 978-1400063512 The … Read More

Riots

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Riots occur not when incomes fall, but when differences between incomes increase. ~ Nicolae Sfetcu

Special scientific methods in research

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Complementarity between analytical and synthetic methods The study and understanding of phenomena, for example biological, requires the use of different scientific methods of research and reflection. The two major scientific methods, complementary, are reductionist analysis and systemic transdisciplinary synthesis. Reductionist … Read More

Technical and commercial stages of a book publishing

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The technical sphere At the production stage, many specialists (layout artists, compositors, graphic designers, proofreaders, printer, photoengraver, etc.) work successively, but also in collaboration, on the production of the work. The designer carries out the layout and integrates, if necessary, … Read More

The editorial process

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It is the publisher who directs the entire production process of a book and, often, who also establishes the financial program integrating the expected costs and the expected profits, as in any business. The editorial manager must call on collaborators … Read More

Printed edition of the book ”Beginner’s Guide for Cybercrime Investigators”

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It has been published the printed edition of the book ”Beginner’s Guide for Cybercrime Investigators” Pages: 103, Binding: Paperback, Interior Color: Black & White, Dimensions: US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm) Lulu Press: https://www.lulu.com/shop/nicolae-sfetcu/beginners-guide-for-cybercrime-investigators/paperback/product-1mw7zdp9.html In … Read More

It has been published the printed edition of the book ”How to SELL (eCommerce) – Marketing and Internet Marketing Strategies”

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It has been published the printed edition of the book ”How to SELL (eCommerce) – Marketing and Internet Marketing Strategies” Paperback ‏ : ‎ 204 pages, ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 979-8210134547, Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.9 ounces, Dimensions ‏ … Read More

Digital e-book self-publishing

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The self-publishing of a book is not limited to the paper format, the e-book format is also very common. Digital self-publishing, by freeing the author-publisher from the constraints of printing and paper, distribution via traditional networks, or dispatch by post, … Read More

Plato on Education – The Philosopher King

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Education Plato’s educational model (paidèia) differentiates the level of education according to students’ skills. Thus, a basic education includes, in addition to gymnastics and other bodily exercises, and music (the exercise of the spirit), without being imposed by force, because … Read More

e-Book readers (eReaders)

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An e-book reader (eReader) is a mobile device designed primarily to read digital books (or “ebooks”). The device has a screen for reading and allows the storage of digital publications and the creation of a digital library. The device is … Read More

Creative Commons License

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Creative Commons is a comprehensive license suitable for copyleft distribution of creative works. The Creative Commons License was developed in 2002 under the guidance of Lawrence Lessig. He is the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and … Read More

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