Only if you have 30 minutes to spare...
A presentation from BookNet Canada Technology Forum, Toronto, March 2009.
A few months late, but a frank and sometimes humorous presentation on how publishing (we're talking pBook and eBook) needs to change in order to survive in these tough economic times:
(Note: Several websites mentioned which may be taken as advertisements)
30 minute video clip: http://blip.tv/play/AfSdGZWAGA
6 Projects That Could Change Publishing For the Better
Michael Tamblyn, BookNet Canada
- Bibliographic data bank file
- An XML publishing workflow that doesn't suck
- DRM free eBook Reader
- A better front-list buy
- On-line browsing that makes you want to buy
- Tech innovation culture in publishing
From the Booknet Canada Technology Forum, 2009 Website, where there are a few more presentations:
(includes an 18 minute video presentation on ePub: http://blip.tv/play/AfyRNZWAGA