How does a microprocessor work? To understand it, the Centre for Computing History decided to think big. The post Micro to Macro: Sometimes Scaling Up Helps Provide Clarity appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Organizers of France's Guest of Honor appearance at the Frankfurt Book Fair release a list of participating authors, as well as program and thematic highlights. The post France Announces More Authors and Program Highlights for its Frankfurt Appearance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Tbilisi's textbook industry is in crisis because of what the International Publishers Association calls Georgia's 'self-defeating' government policy. The post IPA Prepares a Mission to Georgia, Where Publishers Are ‘Heading to Annihilation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Human rights groups call for release of men arrested by security forces at Minsk literature festival, and others held as protests rock authoritarian stateHuman rights organisations have called on Belarusian authorities to drop all charges immediately against writers, publishers and journalists who have been arrested following a wave of nationwide protests.The Committee to Protect Journalists…
The death this week of the New York Review of Books editor marks the loss of one of publishing’s most brilliant mindsRobert Silvers was one of the most significant cultural figures of our time. This will seem a large claim to make about the editor of a twice-monthly literary magazine, but then the New York…
In a publishing exchange agreement, the UAE's Kalimat Group begins a French-and-Arabic partnership with France's éditions Gallimard. The post Gallimard and Kalimat Sign Publishing Collaboration Agreement in Paris appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Timothy Snyder’s manual for resisting populism, On Tyranny, to be pasted in full on a street in east LondonIn what is believed to be an industry first, the entire text of a book billed as “a practical guide to resisting the rise of totalitarianism” is to be fly-posted along an east London street next week.…
In every publishing organization you need a rebel. Robert Harington talks with Peter Krautzberger, project lead for MathJax and rebel, about his views on Web publishing, ebooks and mathematics. The post Ebooks, Innovation, and the Rebel Within appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
'Nothing has allayed the concerns' of copyright-watchers in publishing, says Copyright Clearance Center's Michael Healy. 2017 is fraught with hot spots. The post Michael Healy’s 2017 Copyright Outlook: ‘Precarious for Rightsholders’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In its semi-annual award, Germany's program for funding translation into English of German scholarly works names titles from 14 publishers. The post New Translation Grants for 21 Nonfiction German Titles Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Now in need of updates and revision, the definitive reference work on Kannada is the 54-year effort of an aging scholar, G. Venkatasubbiah. The post India’s Kannada Dictionary: ‘It May Not Be Printed Again’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A bill introduced in Congress yesterday would let Donald Trump pick the next register, rather than Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish new hardcover editions of the classic dystopian novels next month. The move is an attempt to capitalize on the cultural zeitgeist, as well as a recent surge in sales.
As Frank Lampard, George Galloway and Cara Delevingne land big-money book deals, established writers look on from the fringes – or turn away altogether Another day, another celebrity announces they are to “pen” a children’s book. Already this week, Jamie Lee Curtis has announced a “selfie-themed” tome, Chelsea Clinton a picture book about inspirational women…
Artificial intelligence is now a commodity appliance. What are the implications for Scholarly Publishing? The post Living with an AI: A Glimpse Into The Future appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From Hungarian Literature Online: after a half-century in translation, when asked if he's ever struggled with a text, Peter Sherwood concedes, 'Every single one of them.' The post Peter Sherwood on 50 Years of Translating from Hungarian appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition. The post British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.