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.
A subsidiary of Access Copyright in Canada receives federal funding to develop a blockchain ledger that connects creative work and the rights holder.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
Drawn from an ‘eclectic mix of innovation’ and from 10 countries, the 2017 FutureBook Award shortlists showcase work in traditional and startup publishing.
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 latest in our series of interviews with digital innovators from the UK features James Bridle — a publisher, e-book evangelist and literary entrepreneur.
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 …