Books in Browsers V demonstrated various efforts by Silicon Valley to help the publishing industry explore new digital opportunities.
Oxford University professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger offers a preview of his presentation on Big Data in Publishing, which he will deliver at the Frankfurt Book Fair’s CONTEC conference on October 7.
Ross Ufberg of New Vessel Press laments the lack of an efficient online service to match translators and publishers — and proposes a solution: Litfinder.org.
It’s dangerous just to see content as a data file to be exploited or enhanced, argues Lean Forward’s Tom Dolan, a top media guru from the UK.
Ed Nawotka examines the publishing industry’s changing relationship with data and how that might or might not impact the way publishers acquire and sell books.
Data experts Sebastian Posth, Kristen McLean and Laura Dawson discuss how analytics are transforming publishing and what this new field demands of the industry.
Horst Stipp, EVP of The Advertising Research Foundation and seminar leader at the St. Gallen Publishing Course, offers strategies for conducting better consumer research.
The ongoing DOJ lawsuit against Apple and scandal at the NSA have underscored the divide between the US and Europe when it comes to the book business, privacy and information.
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.
Our weekly roundup takes in Cory Doctorow’s conversion to data evangelism, reaction to Patterson’s wake up publishing ads, BEA’s silly cupcake promo and more.