web publishing

Might a $150 ad-blocking proxy endanger web publishing?

By libertyc
November 12, 2012 // 8 Comments

The Internet has a love-hate relationship with advertising. Many users of the web consider web ads obnoxious. Many publishers of content on the web consider them vital. And as a result, there’s [...]

Starbucks launches new in-store web portal

By libertyc
October 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

CNet’s Caroline McCarthy has a piece looking at Starbucks’s new web hub, which it unveiled yesterday. The Starbucks Digital Network will only be accessible from the wifi networks within Starbucks [...]

Are publishers incapable of facing digital change?

By libertyc
September 26, 2010 // 3 Comments

I’m a few months late noticing this, but one of my Facebook friends posted a link to this editorial from April about the reluctance of the publishing industry to embrace change. It’s from the [...]

Web-only e-book wins Andre Norton award, is truncated by future print publisher

By libertyc
May 18, 2010 // 8 Comments

This must be a first of some kind. As the title of the LiveJournal entry where I found out about it notes, “a book that doesn’t actually exist yet won a major award.” Catherynne Valente, author [...]

Elizabeth Bear on the future of web publishing also describes its past

By libertyc
February 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Earlier this month, as a guest writer on Charlie Stross’s blog, Elizabeth Bear wrote an essay about “the future of web publishing,” centering around the “hyperfiction environment” called [...]

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