At Books in Browsers, the annual conference produced by Peter Brantley, you hear the phrase "networked book" quite a bit. In its most reachy potential, the "networked book" is an exhilarating concept of information existing in its most connected state - whatever that state might be. No longer a thing but an experience. No longer a page-turner but a data driver.Joe Wikert, formerly with O'Reilly Media, Wiley, and Macmillan, is watching his second anniversary arrive as director of strategy and business development with Olive Software.
Washington, D.C.-Leading library visionaries and experts discuss trends in digital content technology and the current state of library ebook lending in "Digital Discoveries," a new digital supplement from American Libraries magazine.
"There is some reason for optimism," said Alan S. Inouye, guest editor of the digital supplement and director of the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). "However, there remain many formidable challenges and exciting opportunities for libraries within the digital content realm in the coming years."
Founder of Just-Launched Authors Alliance Talks to PW (Publishers Weekly) PW contributing editor Peter Brantley recently caught up with Pamela Samuelson to talk more about the Authors Alliance. *** Mozilla to Bake-In DRM in Next Version of Firefox (The Digital Reader) Earlier today Mozilla acquiesced to a market reality which ebook retailers have known for […]
According to Dan Whaley, founder of Hypothes.is, online comments sections are no longer practical. He believes the solution to creating active and functional online commentary lies in open annotation.