“Eric von Hippel has a penchant for identifying important aspects of technological innovation that run contrary to conventional wisdom and to the thrust of conventional scholarship. His work on the important role that users, rather than suppliers, play in the advance of technology casts the process in a new light. This book is an intellectual feast.”
—Richard R. Nelson, George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs, Business, and Law, Columbia University
“Eric von Hippel has written a genuinely important book on innovation. Combining a wealth of case studies and data with a clear and systematically developed theoretical framework, Democratizing Innovation turns much of how we think about innovation economics on its head. Von Hippel has provided us with a fascinating book that will challenge innovation theorists and businesses alike.”
—Yochai Benkler, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
- “Free” in the Kindle Store refers, for now, to the price for download to US-based Kindles. Amazon adds charges for Kindles based beyond US borders.
- Originally posted to Kindle Nation Daily 5.30.2010.
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Here are our other updated free promotional listings in the Kindle Store as of May 30:
An AmazonEncore title leads the list of free Kindle Store offerings on this lovely Spring morning, not that there’s anything wrong with that:
Here’s a quick free read (or text-to-speech listen) for your commute, just a little something to whet your appetite for the full release of J.A. Konrath’s latest Jack Daniels mystery, Shaken, which will be published initially in a Kindle exclusive by AmazonEncore this Fall and is available, at least for now, at a pre-order price of $2.99. I don’t ordinarily include many “free samples” in the Kindle Nation Daily Free Book Alerts because many of them are just trying to game the bestseller lists through the redundancy of offering something that is already free as a Kindle Store free sample. But when a teaser like Konrath’s comes out while the full ebook is still in its unreleased pre-order state, as in this case, a worthwhile purpose is served.
by Steve Martini – Pre-order for May 25, 2010 Release
|Kindle Price:||$0.00 & includes wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet|
|Sold by:||HarperCollins Publishers|
|This price was set by the publisher|
- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 655 KB
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
- Publisher: HarperCollins e-books (May 25, 2010)
- Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers