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A moment with Craig Mod

Craig Mod on the beautiful, tactile, books he makes and how they fit in the new book/ebook ecosystem.

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The deeper 21st century looks like nothing anyone ever imagined

[The] Economic calamity that hammered music hits literature. The “solution” for writers? There isn’t one… So literature collapses before our eyes, while the same fate awaits politics, law, medicine, manufacturing… finance and real estate… Diplomacy, the military… we’re not gonna die of this, but man, the deeper 21st century looks like nothing anyone ever imagined. […]

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A state of atemporality enabled by our increasingly efficient communal prosthetic memory

Alvin Toffler warned us about Future Shock, but is this Future Fatigue? For the past decade or so, the only critics of science fiction I pay any attention to, all three of them, have been slyly declaring that the Future is over. I wouldn’t blame anyone for assuming that this is akin to the declaration […]

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cloudkitchen

The gang at CloudRaker have come up with an awesome “Christmas card” by holding and producing cloudkitchen, they organized and self catored a Christmas dinner and made a gorgeous book out of the whole process. Well done!

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Tim O’Reilly makes the argument for Open Publishing

Tim O’Reilly makes the argument for Open Publishing at TOC 2009 from Open Publishing Lab @ RIT on Vimeo.

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