The new PageBreak conference in San Francisco names more speakers to explore innovation in book publishing on October 27 and 28.
‘Our Visions for the Future’: PageBreak Opens Early-Bird Registration
The successor to the popular ‘Books in Browsers’ conference in San Francisco, October’s PageBreak has opened up early-bird registration.
Peter Brantley Announces a New US Conference for October: ‘PageBreak’
The creator of the Books in Browsers conference series returns with a new program, ‘PageBreak,’ for October in San Francisco.
The Netherlands’ 2021 ‘Renew the Book’ Winner: A Reading App
With its promise of making books easier to read on phones and tablets, the Immer app wins this year’s €50,000 Renew the Book prize.
Prescient Innovations Blockchain Lab Gains Canada Council Funding
A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
Blockchain in Publishing: Modeling the Future at Canada’s Access Copyright
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
FutureBook Award Shortlists Reflect Diversity in Publishing Innovation
Drawn from an ‘eclectic mix of innovation’ and from 10 countries, the 2017 FutureBook Award shortlists showcase work in traditional and startup publishing.
Essential Reading: The Future of the Book from O’Reilly’s Mike Hendrickson
By Hannah Johnson ESSENTIAL READING: The future of the book by Mike Hendrickson In the wake of the opportunities and challenges discussed at the Tools of Change conference, O’Reilly’s VP of Content Strategy Mike Hendrickson urges the publishing industry, “Let’s change the The Book of the Future before we have to.” What a great and, in my opinion, important message. …
The Digital Innovator Interviews: James Bridle on E-books, Google, and “The Long Prose Curse”
The latest in our series of interviews with digital innovators from the UK features James Bridle — a publisher, e-book evangelist and literary entrepreneur.
Who Are the Digital Innovators in Your Country?
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story inaugurates our series of “iPhone Interviews” with digital innovators. We start today with Michael Bhaskar of Profile Books in the UK. Since the iPhone makes such interviews (relatively) quick and (relatively) simple to do, we want to enlist our readers to help us. Let us know who we should interview next. Who are the …