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Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)
Article No. 469 January 21, 2010

Amazon announces the Kindle Development Kit for "active content" beta

Amazon posted an announcement of an upcoming beta SDK for developing "active content" for the Kindle. The announcement also describes the revenue-sharing scheme, and mechanisms for controlling bandwidth usage on Amazon's Whispernet.

Read Amazon's full announcement here

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Jonathan (@first_day) is a tech-focused jack of all trades and the editor-in-chief of UX Magazine. He is also the author of Effective UI: The Art of Building Great User Experience in Software, published by O'Reilly Media. Through its partnership with UX Magazine, Jonathan is also a senior advisor to Didus, a recruiting and career development company focused on user-centered professionals. As well, Jonathan is Managing Director, Product Strategy & Design for Dapperly, a fashion-oriented software product startup, and he is the Principal of First Day, a small private equity and consulting company. From 2005 to 2009, Jonathan helped found EffectiveUI, a leading UX strategy, design, and development agency focused on web, desktop, and mobile systems.

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