‘For publishers,’ says author and publisher Michael Baskhar, curation is ‘about the value of what we do in a world where there is, frankly, far too much to read
‘The “data dilemma” is what to do with the data,” as was noted at #LBF16’s seminar in the final hours of the fair.
How pure a play is crowdfunding? As Unbound’s John Mitchinson says, “We still decide” which books are taken forward. And #LBF16-goers crowded a session on it.
‘My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,’ Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She’s readying, again, ‘a global platform’ for the books industry.
‘The process of writing decides what is to be written next.’ Hence, says Nick Bostrom, AI may not be an ‘existential risk’ for publishing.
Ebook sales are driven by people over 50, according to Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn. Here he talks about designing better ebooks and e-readers to encourage sales.
‘How do you remain entrepreneurial when you have a business that has lasted for 90 years?’ Toby Faber on publishing longevity.
How apt are apps now? Even as an icon of the industry takes a new direction, others want to stay the course—and still others say they’re done with apps.
Publishing Perspectives talks to a publisher, an edtech startup founder, and a teacher—from different parts of Europe—about textbooks, today and tomorrow.
The time has passed when ereaders make headlines at CES. Today, when it comes to publishing, the show highlights virtual reality and education technology.