The future of education is tied to technology, and edtech offers tangible, hands-on learning experiences that go well beyond coding and reading on tablets.
Tennessee marketing startup BookGrabbr directs readers to free ebooks in exchange for their sharing the titles through social media services.
Publishing is returning to its pre-industrial models when everyone was a creator, transforming into a network where emotions matter most, says Richard Nash.
Leanpub’s Peter Armstrong discusses the benefits of Lean Publishing, or publishing your book as it is written to acquire feedback from your audience.
Tong Zhilei of ChineseAll.com discusses ebooks, UGC, and the evolution of digital publishing in China, growing at 40% each year, and valued at $40 billion.
When it comes to Open Access publishing, ‘If you are confused, then you are only beginning to understand the problem,’ says CCC’s Christopher Kenneally.
Using advanced language processing Trajectory adds nuanced detail to book metadata, offering analytics for intensity and sentiment, among other qualities.
India’s Papertrell seeks to ‘change the DNA of books by conceptualizing and building content to have a two-way dialog creating true interactivity.’
San Francisco’s No Starch Press has found success producing “sharable books for geeks,” eschewing DRM and defying conventional publishing wisdom.
POD publisher and digital distributor Lantia will provide global print publication for two Paulo Coelho novellas, beating out his traditional publishers.