What Technology Wants, Kevin’s new book. He says it’s the last paper book he’ll write because he is learning so much about digital publishing.
Kevin’s keynote discussed “What’s Next” in his view and he offered 6 trends (verbs), screening, interacting, sharing, accessing, flowing, generating.
Screening – screens everywhere, we are moving from people of the book, where author/authority go hand in hand, to people of the screen. We are surrounded by screens, screens are becoming cheap enough to put anywhere. This will be the context where we will publish books. eInk, could it become bound into a flexible book? Screens are the portals into the machine for everything – books, TV, video, radio, web, etc.. One screen for all. Orality – Literacy – Visuality. Continue reading