Kirkus Reviews Launches New Category – Children’s Book Apps

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off

While at the O’Reilly Tools of Change conference earlier this week, I attended a session on literary reviewing in the digital age.  Bob Carlton from Kirkus was on the panel and provided an overview of the new project Kirkus is taking on to review children’s book apps.   It will be live in early March.  The […]

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O’Reilly Tools of Change – Keynote with Skip Prichard

February 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Skip Prichard, CEO and President of Ingram Content Group, provided a keynote full of energy and enthusiasm. (The video is available here.)  His theme was the adoption of technology, change, taking risks, and staying true to the purpose of the company.  Skip began with a general overview and summary of the technologies of today stating, ”we […]

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TOC Online eBook Conference Highlights

October 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

Some notes I made during the O’Reilly Tools of Change eBook conference (I only got to see the first hour): O’Reilly.com selling twice as many eBooks today as they did last year, most are going overseas. eBook pricing panel: Bundling was a big topic – bundling eBook formats together and/or bundling the e and p. […]

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