Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.
Why Publishing of the Future Is “Networked Publishing”
Publishing of the future demands collaborating across the process chain, in order to successfully place the right product forms in the right markets.
Small Demons: Seeking A Better Path to Book Discovery
Web start-up Small Demons uses cultural references and details embedded in books as a starting point to aid readers in finding their next book.
Do You Trust a Computer to Tell You What to Read?
Some of the books I’ve enjoyed most are precisely those I’d have never picked up myself. Can computers replicate serendipity?
Why Metadata is the Key to Your Digital Future
Metadata is the primary means by which users will be able to find your digital book content. It is the one way you can future proof your content now.
What Content Would You Like to See Become a “Live” E-book
By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead article describes how Connotate’s search technology could be used to create “live” e-books. What kinds of content would you like to see incorporated into such an e-book? How do you envision it working? Read the article and let us know what you think in the comments below.
The Potential and Promise of “Live” E-books
By Edward Nawotka Enhanced e-books with web and video links embedded in the text is just the beginning: “One of the things we can do is to enable the creation of unique new data sets using the Internet as a source,” says Bruce Molloy, CEO of Connotate. “Real time analysis and use of this new data will allow publishers to …