‘In the stillness of the pause,’ writes Haemin Sunim, ‘the entirety of our being is revealed.’ The Buddhist author speaks at Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets.’
TED’s Brand Ambassadors: A Network of Inspiration
Before TED’s Doug Chilcott joins a panel at Publishing Perspectives’ June 13 rights conference (#pprights16), we take a look at the concept of networked interest and inspiration behind the popular events series.
Ira Silverberg on Making Backlist Pay: Making What’s Old New Again
With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.
Previewing GLOBALOCAL, India’s “Forum for Content”
We preview the German Book Office, New Delhi’s and Frankfurt Book Fair’s GLOBALOCAL conference will be held in New Delhi from 13–14 February.
Videos from Frankfurt: CONTEC, Publishers Launch and More
The Publishing Perspectives team attended CONTEC Frankfurt and Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out what the crowds were buzzing about.
Ether for Authors: Are Publishing Firefights Hurting the Mission?
Porter Anderson takes on the distraction of publishing non-controversies, a new guide for self-publishing, BEA chief Steve Rosato’s response to last week’s critique of BEA and more.
Matt Costello on StoryDrive China and the Future of Storytelling
Ideas not technology should lead story development in the digital age, says multiplatform creator Matt Costello, a featured speaker at next week’s StoryDrive China conference.
Big Data and MOOCs Herald Change for Academic Publishers
This year’s US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools.
Ether for Authors: Tim O’Reilly Announces Tools of Change’s Conclusion
In this week’s Web roundup Porter Anderson takes in the uproar over the demise of O’Reilly’s TOC and inspiring speeches from last weekend’s Grub Street Muse and Marketplace conference.
TOC RIP: Fare Thee Well, for Your Work is Done
Ed Nawotka reflects on the end of the TOC conferences, noting that the technobabble introduced at the events has now become our commonplace diction in publishing.