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The maturation of music downloads offers a path for cookbook publishers.
It's never been easier to crank out a quickie book, but is this the best way to capitalize on a hot topic? Please share your thoughts.
Discussing futurist Paul Saffo's observation on search.
The Economist says book publishers are rushing to cash in on the economic turmoil bubbling up across world markets: Like any good bank in the pre-crash days, some publishers are splashing out to secure talent. Penguin's American arm has been particularly eager, bagging four inky-fingered "stars" in the past month, reportedly at a cost of over $2m in advances….
The digital realm allows content and containers to exist separately, but their old bond is still tough to break
The Sorted Books project puts book spines to work as storytelling devices: The process is the same in every case: culling through a collection of books, pulling particular titles, and eventually grouping the books into clusters so that the titles can be read in sequence, from top to bottom. The final results are shown either as photographs of the book…
My take: Print's future hinges on content, not technology. What do you think?