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Submission + - | Linux perks up the Espresso Book Machi

viewtouch writes: "In the book business, the great expense is the supply-chain logistics: printing books, shipping them, warehousing them, sending batches to bookstores and on to customers — every step along the way extracts a fee. Epstein's new company On Demand Books is using Linux to develop the Espresso Book Machine (EBM), a $100,000 device that takes distance out of the equation by printing the books right at the point of sale. 6/1434201"

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