ENTRIES TAGGED "books in browsers"

Six ways to think about an "infinite canvas"

Six ways to think about an "infinite canvas"

How would content look, feel and act in an unlimited space?

Imagine a canvas that's elastic and infinite. Now consider the content that could exist in this domain. How would it work? How would you interact with it? Pete Meyers considers these questions and more.

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When content customization is baked in, ownership trumps access

When content customization is baked in, ownership trumps access

Corey Pressman addresses the digital-era quandary of ownership versus access.

For existing ebook converts already untethered from the symbolic function of a book collection, access to content is quite compelling, says Exprima Media's Corey Pressman. But he says for personalization and customization, ownership is important.

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Content is a social creature

Content is a social creature

Bob Stein on the social side of publishing.

Bob Stein, founder and co-director of The Institute for the Future of the Book, says content has always been social, but the best experiences will come when content is designed for engagement.

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At its best, digital design is choreography

At its best, digital design is choreography

Liza Daly on why digital design elements should move in concert.

In this brief interview, Threepress Consulting owner Liza Daly tackles a question about formatting content for browser publishing. She says for design to succeed, authors, artists and developers must work together.

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If you're a content designer, the web browser will be your canvas

If you're a content designer, the web browser will be your canvas

Peter Brantley on designing and thinking browser first.

The Internet Archive's Peter Brantley discusses the influence of web browsers on content design and the challenges of complex media.

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Bookish Techy Week in Review

Books in Browsers; social networks for teen readers; sharing-enabled Kindles; and ebooks aren't scary.

In what was a very social bookish-techy week, Books in Browsers inspired much discussion of shared reading; bookish social networks launched – and shuttered; Amazon announced that Kindle will soon be sharing-enabled; and the new color nook was announced.

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