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Bookcamp Model and The Domino Project: Returning to Action.

Bookcamp Model and The Domino Project: Returning to Action.

Bookcamps in North America started in Toronto before spreading to Vancouver, Halifax, New York City, San Francisco and elsewhere.   Toronto and Vancouver happened in 2009 when the realities of the digital wave still seemed conquerable to the book publishing industry. This was pre-iPad, of course, when the inevitability of massive change had yet to [...]

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Thoughts on Applying to Present at #BNC11 in Toronto

[slideshare id=4806369&doc=sharingopennessspw2010presentation-100721103135-phpapp02] Samantha Francis from BookNet Canada has posted the call for proposals for the BookNet Canada Technology Forum to be held on March 24, 2011, at the MaRS Centre in Toronto. I attended the 2010 version of the BNC Tech Forum and it was interesting and educational. I wrote about it here. Bob Miller [...]

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Books on the Radio TV Talks to Hugh McGuire

There’s a whole bunch of transformation happening at Books on the Radio these days. My exploration of Skype video and Final Cut video editing software is progressing apace as you can see from this clip taken from a conversation that Hugh McGuire – Bookoven, Bite-Sized Edits, Librivox, BookCamp Toronto – and I had recently. Also, [...]

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The Future of Publishing

The Future of Publishing

Hugh McGuire: So, what does the web have to do with books? Sean Cranbury: Morning, Hugh. Bit of a chill in the air out here in the hinterlands this morning. The cats are still sleeping soundly, coffee is brewing. A bush plane rattles and sputters overhead, probably en route to a refuel in Coal Harbour. [...]

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Sean Cranbury Talks Publishing 3.0 @ The Shebeen Club

Sean Cranbury Talks Publishing 3.0 @ The Shebeen Club

New Ideas, Opportunities, Communities: Living with Book Publishing 3.0 2009 was the year that Book Publishing came crashing into the present. The digital revolution could no longer be kept at bay as this traditional industry was assailed on all sides. The true revolutionaries didn’t loot and pillage, however – they leapt into action and quickly [...]

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Bookcamp Vancouver 2009: Book Publishing Throwdown

Bookcamp Vancouver 2009: Book Publishing Throwdown

Friday October 16th, 2009 was a good day for book publishing in Vancouver. I’m still fairly exhausted from the whole thing.  I’ll be writing a piece on the event in the next week or so once my senses return to normal and the blood returns to my feet. But I will take this opportunity to [...]

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