Silence of late has been due to London Book Fair and lots of travel as well as work; what follows is a list of link to all the stuff that distracted me inthe last week.
Google books backlist sales say. Really?
On that note: in Google We Trust
Jason Epstein is I think the guy that Robert McCrumb mentioned a couple of years ago in the same breath as Andre Schiffrin; here’s Epstien on the Future of Books
he wants to digitally reconstruct publishing, as digitization is re-creating the music industry.
UCL announces a centre for publishing
The read/write web on turning y0ur blogs into books – with lots of great links;
Kottke on POD
Very long speech on the future of publishing after digital change: Mike Shatzkin to the ABP;
USA today sees the light for E-Ink;
Jon Battalle’s book won’t be indexed by Google Print;
Nostalgic Wired article on how origami is like red bull
OpenSource, Open Content: Esther Dyson on new bsiness models;
Fontchat: Alice Rawsthorne on typeface and the Perception of Fonts: Perceived Personality Traits and Uses direct from the Usability Times;
Simply awesone: the creator of the flash mob comes clean: he made the whole thing up. Genius.
Tim O’Reilly talks future;
OK, I don’t understand this. But I plan to. RDF = bigger piles?
More Wired: Being Josh Davies
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