Tools of change

Tools of Change: The day-by-day process of reinventing your book publishing company

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Dominique Raccah, CEO Sourcebooks What does transformation look like in a traditional book publishing company. Borders announcement has us all down. It’s hard and heartfelt cause we love our [...]

Tools of Change: Literary reviewing in the digital age

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bethanne Patrick (Book Maven Media), Ron Charles (Washington Post), Sarah Weinman (Publishers Marketplace), Bob Carlton (Kirkus Reviews) Patrick: freelance critic and author. A number of places are [...]

Tools of Change: Keynote – Making the book truly accessible, by Jim Fruchterman

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 1 Comment

Jim Fruchterman of Benetech and BookShare Taking care of people with disabilities. Need to make the book truly accessible. Founded Bookshare, largest online library for poeple with print [...]

Tools of Change: Keynote – The consumer-driven reading revolution, are you along for the ride, by Cheryl Goodman

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 2 Comments

Cheryl Goodman head of publisher relations for Qualcomm Responsible for the Mirasol product. Two leaders now, e-ink and backlit screen. But these two devices should merge. Two industries desperately [...]

Tools of Change: Keynote – Better than free, how value is generated in a free copy world, by Kevin Kelly

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick of Wired Just published a book, What Technology Wants, and it’s the last paper book he’ll write. Talk about what’s ahead. 6 trends: 1. Screening, moving [...]

Mirasol display at Tools of Change

By libertyc
February 16, 2011 // 4 Comments

Stopped by the Qualcomm booth and saw the latest iteration of the display. The have vastly improved the frame rate since the last time I’ve seen it. Also the colors are far more saturated than [...]

Tools of Change: Plenary – Context first: A unified field theory of publishing

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 3 Comments

Brian O’Leary, Magellan Media Partners The damage done by the container model in publishing. Book, magazine and newspaper publishing is unduly governed by the containers we’ve used for [...]

Tools of Change: Plenary – the cloud makes global local

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

Sameer Shariff, iPublish Central, Impelsys What company is seeing around the world in electronic publishing. Boundaries are dissolving and tremendous opportunities are going to be created. Everyone [...]

Tools of Change: Ereading survey findings and research

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 3 Comments

Sarah Weinman (Publishers Marketplace), Kelly Gallagher (RR Bowker), Peter Hildick-Smith (Codex-Group LLC), Jennifer Manning (Nielsen) Weinman: talk about the story behind the story of surveys. [...]

Tools of Change: Bookselling in the 21st Century

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Moderated by: Kassia Krozser (Booksquare.com) Panelists: Lori James (All Romance/OmniLit/ARe Cafe), Jenn Northington (WORD), Kevin Smokler (Booktour.com), Jessica Stockton-Bagnulo (Greenlight [...]

Tools of Change: Value-added apps – a conversation with top app makers

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Moderated by: Neal Hoskins (WingedChariot) Gus Balbontin (Lonely Planet), Michel Kripalani (Oceanhouse Media), Pete Myers (BirdsInTheHand, LLC) Hoskins: been a year since they started. Key thing is [...]

Tools of Change: Publisher CTO panel – the future of ebook technology

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bill Godfrey (Elsevier), Rich Rothstein (HarperCollins Publishers), Andrew Savikas (O’Reilly Media, Inc.)Moderated by: Abe Murray (Google, Inc. ) Savikas: first foray in 1987. Stared with cd [...]

Tools of Change: Keynote – The publishing pie: an author’s view, by Margaret Atwood

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 2 Comments

Margaret Atwood Don’t usually speak to tech conferences. Not a tech person, am an author and so have a different perspective. Publishing pie is the entire business that surrounds books and are [...]

Tools of Change: Keynote – The Elements, how we did it and where we’re going

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Theodore Gray, Wolfram Research, Touch Press Published first book in print and electronic form in 1992 and nobody cared about the CD Rom. World didn’t carte about it then. Technology [...]

Tools of Change: Live stream of the keynotes and plenaries

By libertyc
February 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to TOC this should be the live stream for the keynotes today. I’ll continue with my notes for each keynote in separate posts. Keynotes include: Welcome, by Andrew Savikas The [...]

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