TOC Keynote- Kevin Kelly, Wired

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

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 […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Publishing

Does DRM prevent eBook piracy?

January 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

No one seems to have this magic answer, but a recent article interviewing Brian O’Leary of Magellan Media offers some insight.  O’Leary described a 2 1/2 year study with O’Reilly media, stating: “We undertook research two-and-a-half-years ago with O’Reilly, and we’ve been studying Thomas Nelson as well, to measure the impact of piracy on paid content sales. […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · Publishing

Color eBooks?

June 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

According to Jeff Bezos in a WIRED article, color eBooks are “multiple years” away.  The article continues with facts and figures on eBook readers and a comparison chart of four color E-reader displays –  E Ink, Kent Displays, Pixel Qi, and Qualcomm.

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers