The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs

1. Farhad Manjoo: Buying books online is better for authors, better for the economy, and better for you (Slate)

2. F.A.A. approves iPads in cockpits, but not for passengers (Bits Blog)

3. Louis CK made more profit on latest release by selling directly to consumers instead of through a studio

4. Developers still prefer iOS despite Android’s huge market share gains (paidContent)

5. Media and entertainment companies add support to proposed antipiracy SOPA legislation (Media Decoder) 

6. Daniel Gulati: Facebook is making us miserable  (Gizmodo)

7. How to use smartphones wisely and avoid pain from too much texting (American Occupational Therapy Association)

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